Keeping Data Safe in Tax Season (and Year Round)

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Tax season is in full swing, which means tax preparers and their clients will be collaborating. For many, the tool of choice for sharing information electronically will be e-mail. It is quick, easy and everyone has it. However, when relying on e-mail to share personal information such as Social Security numbers, financial statements and 1098 forms, tax professionals and individuals alike are putting themselves at risk. Why? Because e-mail is not secure.

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