Alabama Department of Revenue and IDEMIA have partnered together to release an app to protect residents against tax refund theft.

“We’re just at the tip of the iceberg,” said Mark DiFraia, vice president of IDEMIA’s Digital Identity. “We see eID [electronic ID] playing a big role in electronic government and digital transformation at the state level across the nation.”

DiFraia said Alabama is the first state in the country to offer this technology.

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