IRS Identity Theft Information, Tactics, Budget, And Fallout

Kyle Broderick filed this request with the Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America.
Tracking # F15058-0120
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From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

To whom this regards, I am requesting a copy of documents that detail any and all of the following particulars:

1.) The number of identity theft claims open, closed, or in processing for the IRS for years 2012, 2013, and 2013.
2.) Manuals, documents, memos, internal emails, or instructions detailing how the IRS handles claims of identity theft, including but not limited to the IRS's policies of criticizing / reviewing tax returns more extensively after the IRS has received a claim of fraud of identity theft.
3.) Any documents detailing the IRS's procedures when coordinating with local, state, or federal law enforcement.
4.) The total budget and breakdown of the IRS office including the number of staff and contractors / services for the IRS's identity theft prevention and restoration units.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Taylor Amarel

From: Internal Revenue Service

An interim response, stating the request has been delayed

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F15058-0120.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F15058-0120.

Thank you for your help.

From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F15058-0120.

Thank you for your help.

From: Internal Revenue Service

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F15058-0120.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F15058-0120.

Thank you for your help.

From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 27, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F15058-0120.

Thank you for your help.

From: Internal Revenue Service

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Internal Revenue Service

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

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