Friday, April 18, 2014

The IRS is Taking a Page From the NSA's Playbook and Snooping on Social Media

The IRS is Taking a Page From the NSA's Playbook and Snooping on Social Media

If you thought you were frustrated with filing your taxes recently this post will probably not help.

According to Marketplace the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which loses an estimated $300 billion due to tax evasion every year, is using data from social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in order to investigate those who don’t file taxes or file suspicious returns.