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PRIVACY AND THE IRS

Howard Lipset of www.thecfo.wordpress.com discusses privacy in the modern digital age and how the IRS is trying to read our emails.Americans have come to believe that their expectations of privacy are a constitutional right.

Unfortunately, the Internal Revenue Service does not believe that.

And in some cases, the IRS is correct. When you post something on Facebook, Twitter or the like, you are allowing anyone who wants to look to see that posting. In these instances, you do not have an expectation of privacy because you have, de facto, waived it.

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