Sunday, 17 October, 2021

Tax fraud: bad payers soon tracked down thanks to artificial intelligence


An algorithm will be responsible for flushing out bad payers through social networks. The digital tool will be effective from 2020.

Tax fraud: bad payers soon tracked down thanks to artificial intelligence

From 2020, the tax authorities will equip themselves with a tool that will bring the institution into the era of stalking 2.0. An algorithm has in fact been designed to unmask three specific types of fraud: illegal sales, false direct debits and undeclared activities. Artificial intelligence will be able to digest a lot of information found on the web, especially on social networks. This digital plan, which appears in the finance bill for 2020, must be examined in the National Assembly the week of November 11 in session.

Increase the number of inquiries

We will be able to cross files and increase investigations“, Explains the journalist of France 2 David Lefort Thursday, November 7. The human will however keep control, since it is a tax agent who will control the information collected by the algorithm.