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September 26, 2019

IRS Expands ID Protection Program

The IRS is expanding a pilot program that uses Identity Protection Personal Information Numbers (IP PINs) to provide an extra layer of security for taxpayers. The program can be used by residents of the District…

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June 10, 2019

5 Steps Non-Profits Can Take to Avoid Internal Theft

Each year, employees steal about $40 billion from American businesses. Unfortunately, nonprofit organizations are among these businesses. To avoid internal theft, put these basic control and accounting procedures into effect. 1. Financial monitoring system. Prepare…

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April 08, 2019

Stay Scam-Free in 2019

Identity thieves and scam artists are relentless in finding ways to steal your personal information and your money. Make sure you’re following these five steps to help make their jobs more difficult: Protect your computer…

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March 14, 2019

Don’t Fall for Tax Refund Fraud

The Internal Revenue Service expects individual taxpayers to file more than 150 million returns this year. If prior-year statistics hold steady, over 70 percent of filers will get a refund. That’s the good news. But…

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March 06, 2019

Squelch Internal Theft

Think your employees aren’t stealing from you? Think again. The majority of embezzlement cases occur at small- to mid-sized companies and the average incident costs more than $350,000. Unfortunately, most internal theft isn’t obvious. Fortunately,…

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