"The IRS is among the governments and large businesses that have taken out a paid custom support contract with Microsoft to get an extra year of security patches while it works to migrate its systems.IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline, Gets Extension | Re/code
“This support will provide coverage for our enterprise across the IRS for a year while we complete upgrading all workstations from Windows XP to Windows 7,” the IRS said. “We are taking appropriate steps to ensure our networks, systems and taxpayer data are safe and secure.”"
Friday, April 11, 2014
IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline, Gets Extension | Re/code
An indirect taxpayer penalty