Tax Whistleblower News and Issues

Lynam Knott P.A.
Washington, D.C. — Miami, Florida

The new tax whistleblower statute and the IRS's Whistleblower Rewards program are still evolving. Currently, all tax whistleblower cases are filed with the IRS Service Center in Ogden, Utah, in an effort to centralize the processing of claims. Evaluation of the claims will be performed by the IRS Whistleblower Office in Washington, D.C. As issues are resolved, new initiatives implemented, and protocols established, this page will be updated to reflect changes that current and prospective claimants should be aware of.

Please return to this page periodically to check for updates or feel free to contact us directly at our Washington, D.C. or Miami, Florida, area locations for the latest information.

Recent News:

Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) statements about the importance of IRS Whistleblower efforts which he has championed in Congress for two decades.

IRS Press Release on February 2, 2007 announcing the first Director of the new IRS Whistleblower Office.

Lifting the Veil on Tax Risk - New Accounting Rule Lays Bare A Firm's Liability if Transaction Is Later Disallowed by the IRS, Jesse Drucker, The Wall Street Journal, May 25, 2007; Page C1

Whistleblower Law Scores Early Success - Higher Rewards Attract Informants Submitting Tips, Tom Herman, The Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2007; Page D3

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Lynam Knott P.A. represents U.S. and foreign citizens in tax whistleblower cases of all types including matters arising out of the business, financial, technology, and insurance industry centers located in New York, Washington, California, Illinois, Texas, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Florida, and our nation's capitol.

If you would like to discuss information that you have concerning a large tax underpayment of ANY type—whether it involves outright fraud or a simple mistake—call or contact our Washington, D.C. or Miami, Florida, area offices.

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