Update on IRS whistleblower program

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

Dean Zerbe featured in Tax Blog following Whistleblower Win

Tax Court Holds Whistleblower “Collected Proceeds” Includes Criminal Fines and Civil Forfeitures August 4, 2016 by Stephen Olsen The Tax Court had an important holding regarding whistleblower awards on August 3rd in Whistleblower 21276-13W v. Commissioner  We were lucky enough  →

Dean Zerbe quoted in Accounting Today regarding Big Whistleblowers Win

Whistleblowers to Get Full Share of Collected Proceeds, Including Fines and Forfeitures. The Tax Court held a husband and wife who supplied information to the Internal Revenue Service are entitled to a full 24 percent of the “collected proceeds,” which  →

Fines and Forfeitures Count as Whistleblower-Collected Proceeds

In an important win for whistleblowers, the Tax Court on August 3 determined that criminal fines and civil forfeitures are collected proceeds for purposes of whistleblower awards, refusing to narrow what it saw as the broad scope of the statutory  →

Big Win for Tax Whistleblowers as Pair Gets $17.8 Million

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Tax Court awarded $17.8 million to a pair of whistleblowers in a decision that significantly expands the scope of what can be claimed in such cases. The ruling for the first time allowed the whistleblowers to get a  →

Tax court decision — good news bad news for whistleblowers

FBAR Penalties Do Not Count Toward Whistleblower Threshold …continue reading >>  →

Two Wins For ZMFF&J Tax Whistleblower Clients

Discovery in a whistleblower case is not an easy path – with the challenge being that the whistleblower is often in a position of limited knowledge of what happened with the information provided and the ultimate results (unlike a typical  →

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  →

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

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

ZMFFJ 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 >>  →