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IRS Shifts Tech Solicitation Approach

The Internal Revenue Service has revamped its approach to identify, test, procure and deploy technology platforms that can support tax collection and management functions.

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Charles Rettig Eyes IT, Workforce Modernization as IRS Nominee

Charles Rettig, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Internal Revenue Service, has told Senate Finance Committee members that he would prioritize the modernization of the agency’s information technology infrastructure if senators approve his nomination, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Rettig, a tax attorney from California, said during the committee hearing Thursday he believes …

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House Lawmakers Introduce Digital Government Services Delivery Bill

Reps. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, have introduced a bill that seeks to improve the delivery of government services to the public through online platforms. The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act would establish standards for mobile security interfaces across federal websites, according to an article published Thursday on Ratcliffe’s …

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House OKs IRS IT Modernization, Cybersecurity Bill

The House has voted unanimously to approve a bill that seeks to modernize information technology systems at the Internal Revenue Service and establish cybersecurity measures to protect taxpayer information, Federal Times reported Saturday. The 21st Century IRS Act would require IRS to partner with other agencies and companies in efforts to prevent identity theft and …

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Inspector General: IRS Cybersecurity Center Should Improve Incident Reporting, Employee Training Activities

The Treasury Department‘s inspector general for tax administration has urged the Internal Revenue Service‘s cybersecurity center to address gaps in its employee training and incident reporting and response efforts. TIGTA said in a report published Aug. 28 it reviewed 100 cyber incidents in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 and found that IRS’ Computer …

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