Tax Tip Number 9 December 19, 2016 Español You should always keep a copy of your tax return.The electronic filing PIN is no longer available as an option.That’s why we launched a public awareness campaign that we call “Taxes. Together.” We’ve also launched a series of security awareness tips that can help protect you from cybercriminals.As part of the IRS efforts to protect taxpayers, the e-signature validation change mostly affects those taxpayers who have used tax software in the past but are changing software brands in 2017.I'd start by reviewing the event logs on your IAS server for reasoning as to why it's not authenticating your client.There is much talk surrounding how colleges and universities will need to change to comply with the Department of Education (DOE)’s new student identity guidelines. You must use your 2015 adjusted gross income or your 2015 self-select PIN to validate your identity on your federal electronic tax return this tax season.
You must pass the Secure Access identity verification process. Also read Publication 4524, Security Awareness for Taxpayers.I configured the IAS policy to grant access to Domain Computers, Authentication is set to PEAP and uses a private cert issued by our CA, the other profile settings are all default.The client settings on the laptop match the IAS settings and the certificate is definately installed.The student is granted this access through an admissions process.Identification does have some validation for the initial process, but is not itself a validation process.For example, if you are a returning customer, your software generally will automatically populate your date of birth and “shared secret” information.