October 6, 2016

The IRS on Social Media: Get Helpful Tax Tips Where You Least Expect It

When you log into your Facebook, I bet looking up the IRS isn’t your first plan of action. However, Social media isn’t just for connecting with family, friends, and your favorite financial professional. Did you know that the IRS also uses various social media platforms to distribute important tax information that can help you stay on top of your taxes? Here are some tips to keep you in the know as you prepare for the end of the year. The IRS on Social Media The IRS uses Twitter to tweet tax-related tips, news, and more. Follow them @IRSnews and @IRSenEspanol. The Taxpayer Advocate Service tweets from @YourVoiceAtIRS. IRS2Go is a free app where you can check your refund status, get tax updates, or follow the IRS on Twitter. You can download it free from the iTunes App Store or the Google Play Store. The IRS YouTube Channels offer short videos on many tax topics. Videos are available in English, Spanish, and ASL. Tip courtesy of IRS.gov