Internal Revenue Service looking for tax cheats on Facebook, Twitter

Be careful what you post on social media.

The Internal Revenue Service is going social to look for tax cheats.

According to RT.com , the IRS is trolling your Facebook and Twitter accounts to collect information about you that may lead to an audit.

The agency said it will only monitor a person's social media pages if there is anything questionable on a tax form.

Is this a violation of privacy? The answer: no.

Facebook and Twitter are public websites, meaning the IRS does not need a search warrant to pull information from your profiles.
 

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