Tax Procedure Whistleblower Claims

Congress Works on the IRS Informants Reward Program

The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 provides a lot of new tax procedure provisions, such as the Section 6702 frivolous “tax submissions” penalty. This Act also set out a number of changes related to the ineffective and poorly administered (according to the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration) IRS informants reward […]

Tax Procedure Whistleblower Claims

IRS Looks At Improving Informants Rewards Program

One would think that the IRS using paid informants to identify compliance-challenged taxpayers would generate some controversy. But it really hasn’t. As a new TIGTA audit report reveals, the IRS’ Informants Rewards Program hasn’t generated much controversy because the program has been so poorly administered. About the IRS Whistleblower Program The informant process begins when […]