The IRS Will Reportedly Use Social Media To See If You Cheated On Your Taxes
Bad News…the IRS plans on checking Facebook and Twitter this year to see if you’re cheating on your taxes. Fortunately, they can’t Facebook stalk us all. It’ll just be people who’ve been flagged for an audit or potential audit:
According to reports, this year, the IRS plans on using our Facebook and Twitter accounts as investigative tools. For example, if you write off a vacation as a business trip, they might check your Facebook to see if you were really just partying. They reportedly will only resort to such tactics when someone’s tax forms have been red flagged for an audit or potential audit. Let this serve as reminder #55,701 that you should triple check your Facebook privacy settings!