How to Protect Your Identity While Filing Taxes

Identity theft hit an all-time high in 2016, with an estimated 15.4 million consumers becoming victims of some sort of identity theft.

During tax season, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warns consumers to avoid common tax scams–from “unscrupulous return preparers” to phishing emails and websites. Password managers like Dashlane help you avoid identity theft scams and other avoid tax-related headaches by:

  • Safely sharing your private and financial information with your accountant or family members.
  • Keeping track of all your online expenses.
  • Generating strong, unique password for your online tax preparation software.

In this post, I’ll show you 3 ways to use Dashlane’s password manager to protect your sensitive information while filing your tax returns.

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Express Day at Dashlane: How We Built a Dozen Features Within a Day

At Dashlane, we think autonomy and innovation are key factors for success. Autonomy of teams and autonomy of people allow us to reduce waste and increase team satisfaction, for example, by not validating every decision with the top management. We also believe that autonomy is required for innovation. People & teams can only innovate if they have the freedom to experiment with things they think matter, in their own way.

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How to Spring Clean Your Digital Life–The Easy Way

The tradition of “Spring Cleaning” is a great reminder to get both your closets and lives in order. In today’s world, it’s not enough to keep your physical life clean—digital skeletons can cause infinitely more destruction than a dusty shoe-rack. Recently we’ve seen major data breaches from Yahoo, to Cloudflare to Yahoo again…hopefully convincing you that there is no excuse for risky online behavior.

But, let’s be honest–sometimes, getting your digital life in order can feel overwhelming and time-consuming. Luckily, we can help! We have put together this handy list of easy “Digital Spring Cleaning” tips to help you clean up your digital life in no time….no rubber gloves necessary.

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