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GovExec Daily: Tax Issues and Security Clearances

Lindy Kyzer joins the podcast to discuss financial problems that could derail a clearance seeker or clearance holder.

April 18 is the deadline to file taxes, and millions of Americans each year fail to file their taxes each year, according to the IRS. But, if you have or are pursuing a security clearance, this could be a pretty big – and easily avoidable – problem. 

Lindy Kyzer is the editor of, a former Defense Department employee and a GovExec contributor. She has a post on our site right now headlined “Want to Get Or Keep Your Security Clearance? File Your Taxes.” She joined the show to discuss her post and how tax issues can affect security clearances.

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