The government has said it would only check a Facebook page or twitter account if there is already red flag in a tax form
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You have until April 15th to file a return - and the IRS will be collecting a lot more than just taxes this year.
According to several reports, the agency will also be collecting personal information from sites like Facebook and Twitter.
It says the effort is to catch people trying to beat the system, but some say it goes too far.
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