The Internal Revenue Service still has problems with protecting the privacy of taxpayers' personally identifiable information on the printed documents it mails, according to a new report.
The report, from the Treasury Department's inspector general, calls the protection effort a "work in progress." The IRS ships packages primarily via the U.S. Postal Service and the United Parcel Service. In fiscal year 2007, the IRS sent over 150 million pieces of mail to taxpayers through the postal service and more than 3 million packages via UPS.
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