Identity theft has become a serious issue with clients and practitioners alike. Sixty-three percent of CPAs who answered the 2015 tax software survey conducted by The Tax Adviser and Journal of Accountancy said at least one of their clients was a victim of tax identity theft in the 2015 filing season. This course will provide examples of the ramifications of data loss and how it impacted the practitioner and the client. This course will cover best practices for your firm to protect firm and client data. In the event that a breach does occur, learn the steps to take to remedy the situation and prevent the problem from happening again.