The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is a branch of the government that pertains to taxation. The IRS is typically in the news when tax laws change. One of the important aspects of political media is discussing how the IRS can be changed to affect voters. The IRS is commonly followed on social media because they pertain to any citizen who uses money. The IRS also makes headlines for scandals such as embezzlement or tax evasion. The IRS is often used by other government agencies to bring down organized crime. The IRS made headlines in 2012 when it announced that filing online only had a 1-percent margin of error as opposed to 21-percent for paper tax filing.