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US tax office chooses ID.me over Login.gov for digital ID pilot

Identity verification firm ID.me has been chosen by the U.S. tax agency for its single sign on Direct File pilot….

 

GSA’s Login.gov not ready for authentication volume IRS needs

The U.S. tax deadline is rapidly approaching, arriving on April 18, 2023, for most Americans and as of today, you…

 

IRS’ gutsy move: Plug in Login.gov at the last minute for ID verification

Could it be that U.S. governmental verification service Login.gov is ready for its closeup with the Internal Revenue Service? Federal…

 

US senators want FTC probe into ID.me

A group of Democratic senators led by Senator Ron Wyden have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate ID.me for allegedly…

 

Chastened IRS plays down biometrics for taxpayers, starts service for tax preparers

If anyone thought the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s biometrics headache would abate after it backtracked on a remote authentication function,…

 

US oversight committee wants answers on ID.me biometric accuracy, contracts and more

The leaders of the U.S. House Oversight Committee have penned a lengthy letter to ID.me, The Washington Post reports, to inquire…

 

Downwind of IRS decision to back off biometric authentication: More change

An event as significant as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service distancing itself from biometric identifier vendor ID.me was bound to…

 

IRS drops biometric authentication requirement, prepares for Login.Gov after filing date

A new non-biometric authentication option for taxpayers signing up for IRS online accounts is now operational, announces the agency, following…

 

ITIF, former DHS exec push back on criticisms of facial recognition use by US agency

The Internal Revenue Agency (IRS) should have taken a more measured response to the controversy around its use of identity…

 

US House asks what happens to face biometrics of 7M already registered with ID.me

The Chairwoman of the influential House Committee on Oversight and Reform has written a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)…

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