April 04, 2006
IRS Hearing on Privacy Standards and Sale of Taxpayer Data
Proposed Consent and Warning Requirements
Consumer Groups to Testify before the IRS on Plan to Weaken Taxpayer Privacy Rules
Citing concerns about privacy Congressman Doc Hastings and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris urged the IRS to reexamine a proposal that would expand access to taxpayer information
Could IRS Plan Open Taxpayers To Identity Theft? Opponents of an IRS plan to allow tax preparers to sell, with consent, personal information to anyone who wants it say paid preparers need to focus on advising, not selling.
March 23, 2006 posting, IRS Plan to Allow Sale of Taxpayer Data Causes Outcry