France to hunt for tax cheats on social media


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  • Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018

The idea is to identify potential frauds by analysing publicly-available data on individuals' social media accounts, said Darmanin.

France's tax administrators will start searching through social media accounts in early 2019, a pilot project in the fight against tax avoidance, Budget minister Gerald Darmanin told weekly business TV show Capital.

The idea is to identify potential frauds by analysing publicly-available data on individuals' social media accounts, Darmanin said, according to excerpts of the show to be broadcast on Sunday.

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