Adam Harris reports:
Nearly 100,000 taxpayers may have had their personal information compromised by a security breach of an Internal Revenue Service tool that makes it easier to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the Fafsa, according to the IRS commissioner, John Koskinen, who testified on Thursdaybefore the Senate Finance Committee.
The tool, which mysteriously and abruptly went offline in March,is scheduled to be available again in October, officials have said. Mr. Koskinen testified that 35,000 letters had already been sent out notifying people whose data may have been compromised.
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