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IRS Now Robo-audits Your Spending

NavVette Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 5:16 AM
First they tax your earned income before you ever even go overseas to spend it. Then, as mjacobs said, they catch you on anything you bring back. This is assuming you just went overseas for a trip.
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...