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IRS to Digitize Archived Tax Filings in Tech Pilot Program

The new pilot program will benefit the IRS through more efficient
access to digitized records and related metadata and improve security
and data privacy.

Ripcord, a robotic intelligent digitization company, has advanced to
the second phase of the new Pilot IRS Solution Challenge. In
collaboration with the Enterprise Digitalization and Case Management
Office (EDCMO), the Pilot IRS Solution Challenge is improving the
IRS’s use of data to reduce manual processes and reliance on paper.

Ripcord has advanced into phase two where it will complete a six-month
program to securely digitize tax Form 709, which reports transfers of
assets that may be subject to federal gift tax and certain
generation-skipping transfer taxes.

“Ripcord technology was purpose-built to deliver on the needs of the
Pilot IRS Program,” said Sam Fahmy, Ripcord’s CEO of Ripcord. “Our
engineers have developed a unique combination of technology with
digital information management to bring companies, including the IRS,
into a new paperless era.”

Ripcord’s intelligent document digitization technology has helped to
advance and digitize countless other businesses. Results include
shortening claims processing times from 21 days to 48 hours,
accelerating customer service response from two weeks to 72 hours,
boosting data accuracy by almost 50%, and saving millions of dollars a
year by eliminating storage facilities for paperwork and reducing the
mundane manual work associated with handling documents.

The new pilot program will benefit the IRS through more efficient
access to digitized records and related metadata and improve security
and data privacy.

The Pilot IRS Solution Challenge supports the IRS Digitalization
Strategy goals to 1) reduce paper volume, 2) increase access to
digital data, and 3) prepare the IRS to manage digital data.

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