October 2015

Could You Be a Victim of Tax Identity Theft?

Recently, the IRS has investigated more vigorously identity theft schemes which steal taxpayers’ refunds. These acts of fraud can not only significantly delay an individual’s refund, but they can cause a great deal of time and stress to resolve. This article, authored by our partner BDO, describes how tax identity theft typically works, information on how to protect yourself and how to proceed if you become a victim of identity theft.

How Tax Identity Theft Works

Recommended Reading: "All Boards Need a Technology Expert"

Crosslin Technologies Principal Shane Clancy recently came across an article in the Harvard Business Review that discusses today’s corporate environment and the absence of technology expertise at the executive level.  “All Boards Need a Technology Expert” points out that executive leadership typically has broad leadership and management experience rather than a specialized expert focus, such as information technology.  With that in mind, the article suggests that corporations look to its board for direction regarding its information technology updates, refreshes and/or complete ove