Remember the good old days when tax season was all about paper forms and the occasional calculator? Well, hold onto your abacus because the IRS is getting a major tech upgrade, whether you like it or not.

Thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the IRS is now armed with $60 billion to supercharge its enforcement using technology. Gone are the days of quaint audits; get ready for a brave new world where your past tax returns, social media posts, and even your Venmo transactions are fair game for scrutiny. Is this the future we signed up for, or is it time to unplug?

IRS is using $60B funding boost to ramp up use of technology to collect taxes ? not just hiring more enforcement agents