C-1060, Reporting a Security Incident Regarding Internal Revenue Service Federal Tax Information

Revision 21-4; Effective October 1, 2021

Upon discovery of an actual or possible compromise of IRS FTI or an unauthorized inspection or disclosure of IRS FTI, including breaches and security incidents, the person observing or receiving the information must immediately contact the HHSC IRS coordinator by sending a secure email to the HHSC IRS FTI Safeguards Mailbox.

The HHSC IRS coordinator reports the incident by:

  • contacting the office of the appropriate special agent-in-charge, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA); and
  • the IRS Office of Safeguards, as directed in Section 10.2 of IRS Publication 1075.