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ProAccura IT Security ExpertsStay up-to-date with the latest developments in the world of IT Management with information from the Crosslin Technologies IT Experts. In a constantly changing environment, we'll keep you current on how to maximize your IT investment with around the clock monitoring and management, Cloud connectivity, technology vendor management and IT infrastructure solutions.  We'll also deep dive into compliance and security issues for regulated industries like banking, healthcare and others.

Tax Day 2016 Moved to April 18

It is a procrastinator’s dream come true!  Due to a combination of federal and state holidays, the 2016 tax day has been moved to Monday, April 18.

The change in date is due to the celebration of Emancipation Day, which is the day President Abraham Lincoln signed into law a bill ending slavery in Washington, D.C.  Emancipation Day is typically observed on April 16, which falls on a Saturday this year.  Because it is a federal holiday, it will be celebrated on Friday, April 15. 

Could You Be a Victim of Tax Identity Theft?

Recently, the IRS has investigated more vigorously identity theft schemes which steal taxpayers’ refunds. These acts of fraud can not only significantly delay an individual’s refund, but they can cause a great deal of time and stress to resolve. This article, authored by our partner BDO, describes how tax identity theft typically works, information on how to protect yourself and how to proceed if you become a victim of identity theft.

How Tax Identity Theft Works

Recommended Reading: "All Boards Need a Technology Expert"

Crosslin Technologies Principal Shane Clancy recently came across an article in the Harvard Business Review that discusses today’s corporate environment and the absence of technology expertise at the executive level.  “All Boards Need a Technology Expert” points out that executive leadership typically has broad leadership and management experience rather than a specialized expert focus, such as information technology.  With that in mind, the article suggests that corporations look to its board for direction regarding its information technology updates, refreshes and/or complete ove