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Proposed IRS Whistleblower Improvements Act Gives Trump Administration Opportunity to Strengthen Program

Proposed IRS Whistleblower Improvements Act Gives Trump Administration Opportunity to Strengthen ProgramYesterday Bloomberg BNA published an article discussing the future of the IRS Whistleblower Office under the Trump administration. “IRS Whistleblower Office Faces Test With Trump Administration,” reviews the current state of the program and new legislation that aims to improve legal protections for IRS whistleblowers who expose tax fraud and evasion. … Continue Reading

Inspector General Recommends Improvements for IRS Whistleblower Program

Whistleblower Program needs improvementsOn August 30, 2016, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) issued a report on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Whistleblower Program. The IRS Whistleblower Program plays an important role providing an avenue for reporting tax evasion. Between 2011 and 2016, the IRS collected more than $2 billion because of information provided by whistleblowers.  However, … Continue Reading

IRS Whistleblower Office Featured in Congressional Update

IRS Whistleblower Office Featured in Congressional UpdateThe IRS Whistleblower Office was highlighted in the December issue of the IRS Congressional Update, attached. The article gives a brief overview of the whistleblower process and refers readers to Form 211, Application for Award for Original Information. IRC Section 7623(b), Whistleblower Rules, and IRC Section 7623(a), Informant Claims Program, are also referenced in the … Continue Reading
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