Monthly Archives: April 2014

IRS Issues 2013 Annual Report on its Award Program For Whistleblowers Announcing $53M in Whistleblower Awards

Written April 9, 2014 by Janine Arno

The 2013 Annual Report on the IRS Award Program for Whistleblowers shows that in fiscal year 2013, whistleblowers received $53 million in whistleblower awards from the IRS for reporting tax fraud.  The report further provided that in 2013, public tips by whistleblowers lead the IRS to collect $367 million from people committing tax fraud, resulting in 122 awards to whistleblowers.  The IRS received 9,267 whistleblower claims in 2013, up from 9,239 in 2012.
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