Court decision good news for New York tax whistleblower‎s

Quit Tam Plaintiffs’ Bar Expects Increase in New York Whistle-Blower Cases Now that New York’s highest court has allowed a high-profile whistle-blower tax case to proceed, members of the qui tam plaintiffs’ bar tell Bloomberg BNA that more of these  →

ZFFJ counsel John Dies quoted in Tax Notes regarding potential changes to the Tax Court Rules

ZFFJ counsel John Dies quoted in Tax Notes regarding potential changes to the Tax Court Rules …continue reading >>  →

Wall Street Journal highlights latest ZFFJ victory

The Internal Revenue Service awarded $11.6 million to a whistleblower this week… …continue reading >>  →

amicus brief on FBAR ‎case coauthored by Dean Zerbe on behalf of National Whistleblower Center

Read the amicus brief to the Tax Court that FBAR penalties should be considered “collected proceeds” for tax whistleblowers – our Dean Zerbe was lead counsel for the National Whistleblower Center’s filing. …continue reading >>  →

IRS releases FY 2014 Whistleblower Report

The report provides a useful overview of the IRS whistle blower program.  Of particular interest are the tables highlighting the different steps in a whistle blower submission – it is certainly not a program built for speed.  However, the report  →

WE GET BIG WIN IN TAX COURT FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS

Judge Jacobs of the Tax Court yesterday – June 2, 2015 – gave a major win for tax whistleblowers in a decision 144 TC 15 (Whistleblower 21276-13W v. IRS).  Dean Zerbe of ZMFF&J was the lead counsel for the whistleblowers  →

Tax Court Can Review Whistleblower Claim Award Determination

Whistleblower W reported a tax fraud scheme, involving W’s employer and related entities, to the Government. W provided the Government with information regarding the tax fraud scheme from June 2006 through the fall of 2009. W’s information formed the basis  →

IRS Whistleblower Awards – 5 Keys to Success

In working with the IRS on a number of whistleblower submissions, and talking and listening to senior IRS officials, it is clear that there are 5 keys to having the IRS give a hard consideration to your claim: Current The  →

GOP Should Be Leader In Fight Against Fraud

If the months since President Obama's reelection have proved anything, it is simply that there is no shortage of opinions about the preferred direction of the Republican Party One particularly insightful thought though came from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal immediately  →

Amicus brief for Insinga case coauthored by Dean Zerbe on behalf of National Whistleblower center

The Insinga case raised important questions of how long the IRS can take to decide a whistleblower’s submission. The National Whistleblower Center is a champion of whistleblowers and Dean Zerbe of ZFF&J serves as a senior advisor for the NWC.  →