The Internal Revenue Service might have minor — or major — weaknesses in efforts to test systems that will handle a new series of insurance company net premium filings.

But officials at the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, a federal watchdog agency, are giving members of the public just enough information about a TIGTA review of IRS security testing to suggest that there might be cause for concern.

TIGTA officials have put the results of their review in a heavily redacted report.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, a senior reporter at ThinkAdvisor and BenefitsPRO, previously was an associate editor at National Underwriter Life & Health. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached through X at @Think_Allison.