Consumer advocates are in an uproar over a proposed
Internal Revenue Service rule that would let tax preparers
share clients' tax return information with third parties,
according to a story in the San Francisco Chronicle.
As described, the rule would require taxpayer consent before
sharing data, but the report cited concern from consumer
advocates that a consent form might be slipped in with other
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