With news of data breaches and identity theft dominating the headlines, you may question the security of e-filing. How can you be certain the sensitive information you capture from independent contractors and employees – including Social Security numbers and tax IDs — doesn’t fall into the wrong hands?
The attitude “better safe than sorry” is always appropriate, but you can be confident you’re making the right choice with online processing of 1099s, W-2s and ACA forms. Not only is the IRS stepping up its efforts to fight identity theft, but reputable e-file sites are employing the latest, most sophisticated security measures. The result is a level of data protection that would thwart even the most advanced cyber criminals.
Here’s six reasons why you can trust an e-file provider such as eFile4Biz: