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Inland Revenue On-Line Tax Filing System: Security

Volume 622: debated on Tuesday 27 February 2001

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How they will respond to allegations that the Inland Revenue's on-line tax filing system, particularly with respect to password authentication, is insecure. [HL875]

The Inland Revenue's on-line tax filing system has security features in line with best commercial practice, which protects passwords against interception.