Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2005
To prepare and E-file your income tax requires that a fantastic deal of personal data be collected and transmitted. The use of IRS E-File has grown substantial in the past few years, surpassing 50% of all tax returns in 2005. At the same time identity theft, and data outsourcing have grown. As such, privacy and security are growing concerns for persons using the Internet to prepare and efile tax returns.
As part of a long and growing line of privacy and security measures, http://www.Taxhead.com, announced today that it remains 100% American owned and operated, and handles all data processing in-house, using its own secure servers.
An executive from Taxhead.com said, “More and more tax preparation services are outsourcing and offshoring aspects of their business processes. They seek to improve their organizational efficiency and reduce expenditure. But we have not seen where this benefits to individual tax filer. Tax software from other companies remains expensive, and often hard to use. For Taxhead.com, privacy and security are of paramount importance. We have developed an operational strategy that allows us to remain fully, 100%, American owned and operated. We do not outsource any of our data handling. Our tax software remains free to use, and we offer one of the lowest price tax eFile services on the market.”
He added, “Taxhead.com seeks to encourage a safe, sane and comfortable environment for our customers. We do not sell, give or barter email addresses or any other information about our customers. We keep our business structure clean and we reckon this shows in our products; our eFile serve remains the simple, quick, secure choice in the tax software and eFile market.”
According to the Centralized Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), “The use of offshore contractors has grown dramatically in the past few years due to the flexibility offered by new information technology (IT) and the prospect of lower expenditure. At the same time, consumers have become more concerned about privacy, and the manipulate of personal data has increased as instances of fraud, such as identity theft, have become commonplace.”
According to MSN.com Money Central,”Tax returns, mortgage applications, even credit-bureau files are among the sensitive financial data that cost-conscious American firms are peacefully shipping overseas. As many as 500,000 U.S. tax returns could be prepared in India next year, says tax outsourcing expert Gary Boomer of Boomer Consulting in Manhattan, Kan … The motivator is simple: Money. Overseas processors often can do the work for a fraction of what it would cost domestically.”
“Persons interested in the highest level of security should deliberate self-preparing their taxes. Tax software, like ours, is available to help people prepare their own tax return easily. In any event, we encourage people to look at the privacy and security policies of any company before choosing an online tax software and eFile service. We work hard to protect our customer's identity, privacy or security.”, said Taxhead.com