There is nothing more important than safeguarding your personal information. We recognize the sensitive nature of this information and take every precaution to ensure your privacy. When you entrust us with your personal information, you can be certain it will be used only in an appropriate manner.
Tax accountants and all other providers of personal financial services are required by law to inform their clients of their policies regarding privacy of client information. We are bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law!
Information We Collect For Use
We collect necessary information to prepare your tax returns directly from you. We do not contact third parties without your written consent to collect nonpublic information. The required information we ask from you to properly prepare your tax returns includes, but is not limited to, Social Security numbers, birth dates, legal names, income and deductions to be reported to government agencies, addresses, and phone numbers.
For marketing and problem-solving purposes, we collect data when you visit our website TAXFORMPROCESSING.COM. This data includes, but is not limited to:
The name and version of your browser, such as Internet Explorer 11, Edge, Mozilla Firefox 50.0.2, Chrome 37, Safari 7.0, Opera 9.8, etc.,
The type and version of your operating system, such as Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Google Android, etc.,
The date and time you visited a webpage on our website,
Information about your Internet Protocol (IP) address, such as the company that owns the address (examples: AT&T, Bright House, Comcast, Centurylink, Spectrum, Verizon, etc.),
The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) you accessed immediately before you made a request for our web server. The URL may be an outside address that is not related to our server. For example, you may have reached our website by clicking on a link that you found in a search engine. We also collect the keyword(s) you entered into a search engine to get to our website.
Information We Disclose
We do not sell, share, or otherwise disclose any personal or tax return information about our current or former clients to anyone outside our organization, except as permitted by law or with your written consent. For example, clients often request us to disclose their tax return information to lending institutions, such as mortgage companies. Under IRC §6713, and IRC §7216 we are unable to disclose any tax return information without the taxpayer's written consent. We have a “Tax Return Disclosure Consent Form” that you can complete for us to disclose your tax return information to a third party.
Confidentiality and Security
We restrict access to personal information about you only to company employees who have a business purpose to access it. Tax Form Processing LLC stresses with all of its employees the importance of maintaining confidentiality of all client records.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information. When transferring personal information to us through our website at TAXFORMPROCESSING.COM we use a secure server (https://) with SSL encryption to prevent outsiders from intercepting the data being transmitted.
Links to Other Websites
Your Right to Opt-In or Opt-Out
If you have supplied us with your e-mail address, we may occasionally send you general information we think may benefit you. If you do not wish to receive such e-mails, you have the right to opt-out. You can do so by simply following the directions in the e-mail for opting out. At no time will these broadcast e-mails contain any nonpublic information about you. They will be general in nature. Our company will not disclose or sell your e-mail address to any third party.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Link on Privacy and Security
You may obtain more information about privacy and security from the Federal Trade Commission.
Revised November 24, 2016