C-1120, IRS Tax Code

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

Unauthorized disclosure or unauthorized inspection of an applicant or client’s federal tax information by HHSC staff is punishable by law, including but not limited to:

  • felony charges,
  • imprisonment,
  • fines,
  • employment dismissal, or
  • civil charges.

See United States Code (U.S.C.), Title 26, §7213; 26 U.S.C. §7213A; and 26 U.S.C. §7431 for a complete list of penalties for the unauthorized disclosure or inspection of this information.