TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT NOTICE No. 05-17

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Training and Employment Notice No. 05-17

Issue Date:
Program Year:
2017
Fiscal Year:
2017
Subject

Required Background Investigations for Employees and Contractors Who Access Federal Tax Information

Purpose

To advise State Unemployment Insurance (UI) agencies of the need to conduct background investigations on agency or contract staff that use or plan to use Federal Tax Information (FTI) in the performance of their jobs. This Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requirement is designed to ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to protect FTI to the greatest extent possible.

To

STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
STATE WORKFORCE ADMINISTRATORS
STATE WORKFORCE LIAISONS

From

BYRON ZUIDEMA
Deputy Assistant Secretary

Contact

Questions related to IRS Publication 1075 IRS Safeguards regarding background minimum requirements or implementation procedures should be emailed to SafeguardReports@irs.gov. Questions related to the guidance in this memorandum, or its attachment, may also be directed to the appropriate Regional Office.

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