What you need to know about the Equifax data breachby Lester Bahr, CPA on 09/16/17
As you've no doubt heard about in the news, Equifax has recently reported a data breach that may have affected as many as 143 million Americans. I am providing a link here that you can follow to a blog post on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA.org) containing more information and recommendations to take to protect your security.
Surviving the Equifax Data Breach
In addition, I'm also including this link below to a previous blog post I'd written back on January 2, 2017 in regard to how to Protect your tax return information from identity theft
This is now the big question: Will we see even more tax return identity theft cases now beginning this year as a result of this latest data breach? Again, in order to do what you can to protect yourself, I suggest that you read through my blog post on this subject here.
Lester R Bahr, CPA