Daily Court Reporter - News Over 1 million fewer taxpayers asked to take id quiz this filing season
Over 1 million fewer taxpayers asked to take id quiz this filing season
Refined selection criteria better identified questionable returns
More experience fighting tax fraud and better targeting of suspicious income tax returns made for a safer and smoother filing season for Ohio taxpayers this year. About 1 million fewer taxpayers were directed to take the Identity Confirmation Quiz to verify the legitimacy of their tax return before a refund would be issued. Last year, nearly 1.7 million taxpayers were asked to take the ID Quiz; this season that number was reduced by nearly two-thirds, to about 665,000 taxpayers.
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Date Published: July 1, 2016