On Oct. 19, 2022 the IRS issued a news release warning employers to be wary of third parties who have ramped up campaigns to try and get employers to claim the CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) when they may not actually qualify.
As attack methods become more sophisticated and widespread, no organization is immune to suffering a cybersecurity breach. The key to protecting your business is developing controls to make you less of a target and limit potential damage, as well as implementing a comprehensive strategy to react if you fall victim to an attack.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 provides significant funding for the IRS over the next 10 years. The IRS is expected to use over half the funds for enforcement. Taxpayers can also expect to see an increase in taxpayer services.