Wall Street Journal highlights latest ZMFFJ victory

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

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 ZMFF&J serves as a senior advisor for the NWC.  →

Key Tax Court action for whistleblowers waiting for IRS decision

The recent tax court decision in Insinga is good news for whistleblowers who have been waiting for the IRS to take action or make decisions on their submission.  The tax court is clearly signaling in its order that the IRS  →

Dean Zerbe Honored As Contender for 2012 Tax Notes Person of the Year

Posted on January 15, 2013 by Mary Jane Wilmoth on https://www.whistleblowersblog.org/ On January 6, 2013 The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center was announced as the 2012 Tax Notes Person of the Year. Tax Notes also recognized nine others who were “contenders” for the title. Among the contenders was  →

Chuck Grassley sharply criticized proposed regulations on whistleblower awards

Chuck Grassley sharply criticized proposed regulations on whistleblower awards Senate Finance Committee member Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in a January 28 letter  to Treasury officials sharply criticized recently released proposed regulations on whistleblower awards and urged that his suggestions be implemented in the final regs. The proposed regs (REG-141066-09 ) “are likely to  →

National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) letter to Commissioner Miller

Here you will find a memorandum to Steven Miller, Acting Commissioner of Internal Revenue, outlining potential areas of review and regulation by the IRS and the Department of Treasury in regards to IRC 7623 – the whistleblower award statute. NWC  →

Whistleblower gets $104 million in UBS tax case (The Washington Post)

Whistleblower gets $104 million in UBS tax case Dina ElBoghdady for The Washington Post, September 12, 2012 The Internal Revenue Service awarded $104 million to a banker-turned-whistleblower who helped the government uncover a massive scheme in which Switzerland’s largest bank  →