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 >>  →

ZFFJ announces another victory

The law firm of Zerbe, Fingeret, Frank and Jadav is proud to announce that an anonymous whistleblower represented by the firm received an award of $11.6 million dollars under the IRS whistleblower program. …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  →

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  →

IRS Sets Timelines for Action on Whistleblower Claims

by Jeremiah Coder The IRS is adopting temporary timelines for acting on whistleblower submissions while it conducts a review of the whistleblower program, according to a memorandum sent to all the agency’s operating divisions on June 20. In the memo,  →

United States Tax Court

Docket No. 4609-12W. JOSEPH A. INSINGA, Petitioner, v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Respondent ORD E R Now before the Court are two motions for leave to file friend-of-the-court briefs. Petitioner has consented to both motions, and respondent has objected. Upon consideration,  →