Late on November 16th, the Senate Finance Committee voted to approve its iteration of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passing the measure on a party-line 14-12 vote.  The full version can be found here.  Of particular interest to our readers here is one of the amendments that was added to this

The Tax Court’s opinion in Whistleblower 21276-13W v. Commissioner, 147 T.C. No. 4 (2016), was a clear and decisive win for whistleblowers.  The IRS has long been improperly trying to limit what should be included in “collected proceeds” and today’s opinion restores Congress’s intention that all proceeds that are collected be included in the

Congratulations to our associate, Erica Brady, for the publishing of her article, Does Tax Crime Pay (Whistleblowers)?, in the February 2012 edition of TAXES–The Tax Magazine published by CCH. She has previously blogged about criminal fines as tax whistleblower proceeds, and also had another article published by the American Bar Association on