You and more than half the world love to use social media. The Internal Revenue Service is no different.

The IRS uses YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr.

  • YouTube: The agency publishes short information videos on tax topics.
  • Twitter: The agency tweets tax announcements, news releases for tax professionals, and hiring notices.
  • Facebook: The agency’s pages provide information for tax professionals and taxpayers who may need help with IRS issues.
  • Tumblr: The agency produces blogs about taxes and announcements. The blogs link users to or its YouTube content.

Looking for Regular IRS Updates?

The IRS provides email links to people interested in regular updates on tax tips, tax news, and changes in tax law.

The updates cover a variety of issues and topics, including:

  • Alerts on basic tax information
  • Tips to learn more about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Tips from the IRS National Media Relations Office in Washington, D.C.
  • Tax guidance tips when the IRS releases advance copies on issues, such as regulations, revenue rulings, revenue procedures, announcements, and notices
  • Timely alerts from the IRS’s Office of Professional Responsibility
  • News on the most recent tax statistics

Go to to subscribe.

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The IRS’s updated IRS2Go (, a smartphone app, allows users to interact with the agency. The app enables taxpayers to monitor their refunds, make tax payments, and obtain other services.

Other details may apply, and you can find more information on the IRS website.

This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax advice. We suggest that you discuss your specific tax issues with a qualified tax advisor.

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