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Internal Revenue Service, Tax Information Security Guidelines For Federal, State and Local Agencies: Safeguards for Protecting Federal Tax Returns and Return Information (Publication 1075) (Jan. 2014) (full-text).


This publication provides guidance to ensure the policies, practices, controls, and safeguards employed by recipient agencies, agents, or contractors adequately protect the confidentiality of Federal Tax Information (FTI).

Enterprise security policies address the purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance to implement all applicable security controls. This document contains the managerial, operational, and technical security controls that must be implemented as a condition of receipt of FTI.