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IRS Now Robo-audits Your Spending

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 1:57 PM
Eddie, You forget who holds the big reins: the people. Yes, powerful businesses lobby and corrupt -- if your senator or congressman is corrupt -- fire him! Educate your neighbors and friends, get them to educate theirs! This is the only way we will ultimately clean up our government.
These are the types of invasive tax maneuvers that boiled the blood of our Founding Fathers. But there's still a way out of all our Internal Revenue Service wars and woes.

U.S. News & World Report highlighted some more encroaching news this past week in the article "IRS High-Tech Tools Track Your Digital Footprints."

The IRS is "collecting a lot more than taxes this year," the report explained. "It's also acquiring a huge volume of personal information on taxpayers' digital activities, from eBay auctions to Facebook posts and, for the first time ever, credit card and e-payment transaction records."

It added, "The agency reveals...