IRS Shows Little Interest in Whistleblowers Trying to Expose Tax AvoidersSubmitted by Charleston Voice on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 12:20
Don't be complacent. They'll get around to grabbing from you what they can. Be cautious whom you trust. We would suggest it's a "spouse only" world now. Envious neighbors and "friends" will become snitches. Play it safe and for peace of mind: Don't cheat. You're of no value to the country behind bars and broke.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Six years after Congress authorized a new incentive program for tax whistleblowers, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has paid less than a handful of awards to those exposing tax cheats. The result has been demoralizing for whistleblowers, according to one U.S. senator.
Lawmakers approved the IRS whistleblower program in 2006, providing informers with rewards that can be as much as 30% of what the government recovers from their tips.
IRS Shows Little Interest in Whistleblowers Trying to Expose Tax Avoiders