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The IRS Whistleblower Program

In Whistleblower by Matthew RobertsLeave a Comment

A. Background.   The IRS whistleblower program is nothing new.  More than a century ago, Congress authorized the federal government to pay whistleblowers for information regarding violations of the federal tax laws.  However, prior to 2007, awards were discretionary, often limited to $10 million, and generally not subject to judicial review under the doctrine of sovereign immunity.       …