Oct 4, 2017
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are perplexed and downright angry over the decision of the IRS to grant a multimillion dollar contract to Equifax to verify taxpayer identity. This has occurred while the company and many of its executives are under investigation for the loss of sensitive and confidential information of over 145 million Equifax customers. Several of these investigations are being conducted by Congressional committees.
The IRS has claimed that Equifax is the only company capable of providing the services it needs, but many members of congress are unconvinced.