A Model for Increasing Innovation Adoption: Lessons Learned from the IRS e-file Program

In less than a decade, the number of taxpayers filing their tax returns electronically has gone from 20 percent in 1998 to 57 percent in 2006. In evaluating the IRS e-file program, Dr. Holden uses an "innovation adoption model" to describe what the IRS did to increase taxpayers’ use of the e-file system. Holden provides new and valuable insights into key factors involved in the successful adoption of e-services. He identifies the critical challenges and key steps that agencies can take in assessing their approach to adopting innovative ways of delivering services.

Understanding Electronic Signatures: The Key to E-Government

The project explores the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) use of electronic signatures for its electronic filing program for individual tax returns. The case study describes how IRS approached the need for electronic authentication solutions. Since its launch, the number of returns signed electronically each year has increased. Technology and E-Government

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