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In this new feature, we'll bring you a roundup of statistics and
trends impacting the professional accounting community.
Up this issue:
Cybersecurity
50
million
17.6
million
59%
The number of W-2
forms that will be filed
with a verification
code in 2017 as
part of an IRS pilot
program to prevent
fraudsters from using
fake W-2s to create
fraudulent refunds.
The number of
people in the U.S.
who experience
some form of identity
theft each year,
according to the
U.S. Department of
Justice's most
recent study.
The percentage of
CPA tax practitioners
who said one or more
of their clients were
victims of tax identity
theft during the
2016 tax preparation
season, according
to a Journal of
Accountancy survey.
By the
#
Numbers
Resources to help:
>> IRS Security Summit
The IRS provides resources to help
keep taxpayer data secure, including
a checklist to review and update your
security plan and a handout to share
with your clients. Go to www.ctcpas.org/
securitysummit.
>>
NEW! CTCPA Cybersecurity
Conference:
Fall 2017
From the minds of our Technology
Interest Group, this new conference will
provide real-world, hands-on solutions
and guidance specifically tailored for
accounting professionals. Watch your
inbox for more details coming soon on
this exciting new program!