Social Media and Tax Fraud
Recently France announced that it will start searching social media accounts to investigate tax fraud. The plan is to start analyzing the data available on social media sites like Facebook to determine if taxpayers are living beyond their means (think about those vacation pictures). The government plans to see if you have numerous pictures in luxury cars without the income to own one.
Recent Conviction Using Facebook Post
At court, Assistant U.S. Attorney Mandy Riedel actually read parts of Ms. Wilson’s Facebook page out loud in court as evidence. Ms. Wilson was given 21 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution.
File Your Taxes
Our key point of course is to file your taxes, pay your taxes and to never brag about a crime on social media. The IRS is a debt collector but it is the most powerful debt collector in the United States.
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