IRS whistleblower


Whistleblower Using Public Information Cannot Remain Anonymous

We have previously written about the court’s position that serial whistleblowers, those who submit more than one whistleblower claim with the IRS, cannot remain anonymous when litigating the right to their whistleblower claims.  In Whistleblower …


Freedom of Information Act Reaches Whistleblower Documents

Since its inception, the IRS’s process for paying whistleblower claimants has been widely criticized. Setting aside these criticisms, there have been a number of developments that would-be informants have to consider before submitting IRS Whistleblower claims. The recent Montgomery v. …

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Court Says Serial IRS Whistleblower Claimant Cannot Remain Anonymous

In Whistleblower 14377-16W v. Commissioner, 148 T.C. 25, the U.S. Tax Court concluded that a whistleblower claimant could not remain anonymous when litigating his claim in court. This case is one all whistleblowers should read and fully understand as i…


IRS Whistleblower Claimants May Be Entitled to Larger Awards

In Whistleblower 11099-13W v. Commissioner, 147 T.C. 3, the court indicated that it may rule on the issue of whether a whistleblower claim can include tax collected in years after the years and whether the claim can include tax collected due to changes…