IRS announces $312 million in tax whistleblower awards – ZMF law firm clients receive $158 million in awards

Honest, hard-working taxpayers should be joyous with the news that the Director of the IRS whistleblower office — Lee Martin — just issued its FY 2018 annual report and announced that the IRS collected $1.441 billion in taxes, penalties and  →

IRS Needs to Improve Data Controls for Some Award Determinations

GAO publicly releases report on the IRS Whistleblower program, GAO-18-698. …continue reading >>  →

Tax Whistleblower Receives $13.6 Million Dollar Award

Washington, D.C.  September 25, 2018. Whistleblower attorneys Stephen M. Kohn and Dean Zerbe are pleased to announce today that a joint client – who wishes to remain anonymous – received a whistleblower award under the new IRS whistleblower award program  →

Whistleblowers Win in Fight With IRS

Two whistleblowers won a battle with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over their share of $74 million they helped the agency to collect, marking a change that attorneys say could encourage more people to flag wrongdoing. …continue reading >>  →

Captive Insurance Audit Representation

Zerbe, Miller, Fingeret, Frank & Jadav is one of the nation’s most experienced law firms handling captive insurance audit defense and compliance.  Representation of captive insurance company owners and service providers nationwide gives ZMFF&J a coordinated perspective on the issues  →

Update on latest on IRS whistleblower program

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Tax Court Denies IRS Motion for Reconsideration – Big Win Confirmed for Whistleblowers

Press Release: Tax Court Denies IRS Motion for Reconsideration – Big Win Confirmed for Whistleblowers Washington, D.C. January 31, 2017. The Tax Court issued its final decision in Whistleblower 21276-13W v. CIR (147 TC 4) and directed the IRS to  →

New IRS Whistleblower Report Shows More Awards, Fewer Dollars

The latest annual report from the IRS Whistleblower Office shows a substantially higher number of awards paid in comparison to the previous year, along with a significantly lower total award amount. According to the Whistleblower Office's fiscal 2016 report, released  →

TIGTA report on IRS whistleblower program

The Whistleblower Program Helps Identify Tax Noncompliance; However, Improvements Are Needed to Ensure That Claims Are Processed Appropriately and Expeditiously …continue reading >>  →

Update on IRS whistleblower program

Dean Zerbe featured in article for Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure, …continue reading >>  →