IRS E-File and Identity Theft

Witnesses testified on identity theft problems at the Internal Revenue Service. Commissioner Douglas Shulman apologized to frustrated… read more

Witnesses testified on identity theft problems at the Internal Revenue Service. Commissioner Douglas Shulman apologized to frustrated taxpayers who had been victims of identity theft by the IRS. The IRS had recently discovered over 400,000 incidents of identity theft since 2008. In many of these cases, thieves used the IRS E-File program to steal a taxpayer’s income tax refund. Other witnesses at the hearing included victims of identity theft as well as an official from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) which issued a report on these identity theft problems. close

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Program ID:
299848-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 29, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jun 02, 2011 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2011 | 11:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 03, 2011 | 4:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 2011 | 3:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 07, 2011 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jun 08, 2011 | 12:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jul 28, 2011 | 11:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 28, 2011 | 11:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2011 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2011 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2011 | 6:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 29, 2011 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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