- IRS2Go 2.0 IRS's
smartphone application allows you to check your refund status, get tax
updates and follow the IRS via Twitter. IRS2Go 2.0 is available in the
Apple App store for iPhone or iPod touch devices
and in the GooglePlay store for Android devices.
- YouTube IRSvideos
YouTube Channel offers short, informative clips on various tax-related
topics. The videos are available in English, American Sign Language and
- Twitter IRS tweets include tax-related announcements, news for tax professionals and updates for job seekers. Follow us @IRSnews.
- Facebook IRS
has Facebook pages that post tax information for individuals, tax
professionals, and for those needing help resolving long-standing tax
issues with the IRS.
- Audio files for Podcasts
These short audio recordings provide information on tax-related topics
-- one per podcast. The audio files (along with transcripts) are
available on iTunes or through the Multimedia
Center on IRS.gov.
- Widgets These tools, which can be placed on websites, blogs or social media networks, direct people to visit IRS.gov for information. The widgets feature the latest tax initiatives and programs and can be found on Marketing Express, the marketing site that allows IRS partners and tax preparers to customize their IRS communications products.
The IRS uses a variety of technologies to help you get the tax information you need. Here are six ways the IRS uses social media to share information on tax changes, initiatives, products and services:
As a reminder, the IRS uses these tools to share information with you. Do not post any personal information on social media sites, especially your Social Security number or other confidential information. The IRS will not be able to answer personal tax or account questions on any of these platforms.
For more about IRS's social media tools, visit IRS.gov and click on "Social Media."
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