How to Avoid Tax Return Fraud

Avoid Tax Return Fraud
It happens every year. Honest, hardworking taxpayers spend months gathering up their paperwork and estimating their tax liability. They tax their stack of papers to their trusted tax preparer, only to receive the bad news that someone has already claimed their refund. Tax return fraud
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6 Tips to Protect Your Digital Files

Protect Your Digital Files
The security of digital files is a concern for most people, as cyber-thieves can use compromised files to view sensitive information, gain access to financial accounts, and steal identities. Taking steps to secure data and digital files is essential for both individuals and businesses
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Before it’s too Late: Personal Records and Document Management

Personal Records and Document Management
Whether you’re a twenty-something young adult or someone fast approaching the century mark, you can die unexpectedly. While no one likes to dwell on that prospect, having your affairs in order will help your family deal with the aftermath. Assuming you’ve already created a will or a l
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Educating Students: Three Steps to Guarding Personal Information

Guarding Personal Info
The Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) was passed in 1974.  This act was passed so students could examine their school records and correct false information.  However, there has been renewed interest in the law over the last few years.  The part of the law stating a st
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PART 2 ” What You Need to Know About Detecting and Avoiding Identity Theft”

Identity Theft
How Can I Tell if I Am A Victim of Identity Theft? Since recovering from identity theft can be such a long, time consuming and expensive process, the best defense is a good offense, and that means taking steps to spot potential identity theft problems before they can do a great deal o
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PART 1 ” What You Need to Know About Detecting and Avoiding Identity Theft”

Identity Theft
The problem of identity theft has been a growing concern in recent years, and both ordinary people and law enforcement officials have taken notice of this growing problem.  The motives behind identity theft vary somewhat, but they are invariably financial in nature, and those who fall
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Tips for Avoiding Medical ID Theft

An unguarded credit or debit card is not the only method identity thieves use to steal your personal information and take over your life. A growing number of identity theft cases arise not from retailers but from medical offices. If you are visiting a new medical clinic for the first
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Document Shredding — a Sure Way to Safeguard Information

Document shredding is a front-line defense against inadvertent release of confidential data. In today’s litigation-minded society, even a minor breach in the security of personally identifiable information can lead to a costly lawsuit. Or it could severely damage the reputation
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Biggest Risk For Information Theft in Alaska

information theft
Your employees are your front-line in protection against information theft, but they might also be your biggest risk. There are many ways to keep your information safe and it all starts with your employees and how they handle information. Information Storage Depending on how your file
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Data Storage Records Disposal, and Security Breach Laws

Data Storage, Records Disposal management is vital to a healthy organization. Printed material and PCs pretty much record each exchange made by a business. So keeping this data sorted out, exact, and secure, is critical to ensuring the classified data it contains. Here are vital parts
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