IRS Whistleblower Program Yields Promising Results
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team
On January 27, 2017, the United States Tax Court entered a favorable order for two whistleblowers who provided information to the IRS. The order entitled the whistleblowers to an award of about $8.9 million each. The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, which created the “IRS whistleblower program,” provides for mandatory rewards of 15-30% of any government recovery to...