Uncertain Tax Positions

2010 tax returns are the first year in which certain large corporations must self report uncertain tax positions it has taken on its returns.  The IRS will look at these and will quickly approve or disapprove the tax positions.  Some employees and accountants see this as an opportunity to file a Claim with the IRS for Tax Whistleblower Reward since the ...

Hire an attorney or law firm?

Should the Tax Whistleblower hire an attorney or a law firm?

Of course the answer is simple. Always hire the attorney....as well as the law firm.

Insist that the Agreement be between you (the tax whistleblower) and the Attorney, not simply you and the law firm.

Keep in mind that in most cases the law firm is simply an artificial entity and does not ...

What can a great Tax Whistleblower Attorney Add

What can a good great Tax Whistleblower Attorney ("TWA") add to my case?

 Acceptance…. A great TWA will not waste your time and money to prepare a claim for submission into the IRS tax whistleblower program unless the attorney is confident in his ability to get the case accepted into the program.

 
15%.... A great TWA will prepare a case so as to ...

Loopholes and Tax Shelters

A common misconception is that, in order to be entitled to a reward under the Tax Whistleblower Reward Program, you must possess information regarding fraud or perhaps criminal tax evasion.  However, this Program is not limited to issues rising to such a level.  Instead, the statute is clear, the IRS is seeking information with respect to any ...

Key Benefits of RewardTax.Com

No other law firm provides all of the following benefits and advantages to whistleblowers of Tax Fraud, Tax Evasion, or other underpayment of Tax:

Former IRS Attorneys

All Tax Whistleblower Claims submitted by the Tax Whistleblower Law Firm are submitted by attorneys that formerly worked for the Internal Revenue Service - Office of Chief Counsel.  ...

Protecting Your Identity and Confidentiality

We know your confidentiality is important.  However the IRS Whistleblower Reward Program (IRC § 7623) does not specifically prohibit the disclosure of the identity of the individual providing information.  The IRS has announced its policy, in Notice 2008-4, to guard closely such information as follows:

3.06  Confidentiality of Claimant’s Identity

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How Does the Claim Process Work?

The IRS Tax Whistleblower Reward Program provides that an individual with specific and credible information of tax fraud or any under payment of tax by a taxpayer (i.e., an individual, business, estate, or trust) may provide the information directly to the IRS or with the assistance of an attorney.  After making the decision to hire an attorney, the ...

I Don't Want an Attorney that ...

I don't want an Attorney that (fill in the blank).

I don’t want an Attorney that is simply a “qui tam” attorney.  There are some attorneys who have a legal practice that spein which he specializes in representing whistleblowers in other areas of the law where fraud is committed against the Federal Government (Federal False Claims Act).  They pretend ...

Advantages of the Right Whistleblower Attorney
The typical whistleblower will generally start at the bottom of the pyramid and, with the assistance of an experienced tax whistleblower attorney, will work his OR her way towards the top.

A good tax whistleblower attorney will go above and beyond the pyramid by providing the IRS with even more assistance (e.g., preparing and submitting an audit ...

Steps of Protection You Can Take To Ensure Confidentiality

Some tax whistleblowers are more concerned than others about protecting their identity.  We at Tax Whistleblower Law Firm take certain Steps of Protection to protect our clients' confidentiality.

However, we have listed here (and we will continue to update this list at the request of our readers) some effective steps for you to take to protect your ...