The branch that you searched for does not have a page in your preferred language. Would you like to visit the branch page on the #CODE# site?
Protect your business from an information breach with regularly scheduled paper shredding service.
Boxes and filing cabinets stuffed with old documents? Get our one-time document destruction service.
Ensure sensitive data on old hard drives is 100% inaccessible by physically destroying the drive.
Confidential information can be found on more than paper: we destroy CD-ROMs, USB drives, and data tapes.
From uniforms to identity cards, speciality shredding destroys information wherever it’s found.
Get a Quote
March 30, 2017
Back To Blog
Now that tax time is almost finished for another year, it’s important to securely destroy the tax information that doesn’t have to be kept on file anymore.
When this information is lost or stolen there is a risk of tax related identity theft and other crimes.
Tax identity theft occurs when someone uses a stolen social security or social insurance number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. An IRS report showed that last year the department identified 42,148 tax returns with $227 million claimed in fraudulent refunds. But new and better controls saved $180 million in fraudulent refunds.
Secure handling of personal data and tax records is critical in the workplace and at home, for both current documents and those in storage. When information comes to the end of its life, it is important to securely destroy it too. In fact, it may even be your company's legal obligation. While there are many shredding companies offering paper shredding services, here are important factors to consider so that you choose a reliable and trustworthy document destruction company:
At tax time and all year long, it’s important to follow best practices when it comes to data security.
Fill out the form or call 888-750-6450 to start protecting your business today!