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Aug 4, 2018 by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower and Tax Fraud Attorneys: The IRS Whistleblower Program and Awards

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Internal Revenue Service Rewards Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers Aid Enforcement

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rewards people who provide specific and credible information to the IRS regarding tax scams. Last year the IRS awarded close to $40 million to 242 whistleblowers.  The rewards are big if you have original, creditable information of tax fraud, and the IRS recoups $ 2 million or more in unpaid taxes. Whistleblowers can aid IRS enforcement by providing original information on:

Offshore Tax Avoidance: Using offshore companies and bank accounts to hide U.S. income from taxation. The IRS especially targets such offshore tax avoidance schemes for prosecution.

Abusive Tax Shelters: Complex schemes to hide (“shelter”) income from tax. The IRS goes after the people who create the phony shelters and the taxpayers who use them.

Excessive Claims for Business Credits: Credits used by corporations to avoid tax are often abused or overstated leading to significant underpayment of tax by the defrauding corporation.

If you have information regarding any of these tax avoidance schemes, the California and San Francisco whistleblower/qui tam attorneys at Evans Law Firm, Inc. know how to present your evidence with the best chance for you to receive an eventual reward. If you or a loved one has credible information regarding offshore tax avoidance schemes, abusive tax shelters, misuse of tax credits and other allowances, or other tax fraud schemes in California, call the whistleblower/qui tam attorneys at Evans Law Firm, Inc. (415)441-8669, and we can help.

Do not call the IRS directly with any information you have as that may jeopardize your chances to receive an award. Call counsel first.  The lawyers at Evans Law Firm know how to advance your case through application, investigation, and administrative and/or judicial review. We will work hard toward securing an award for the information of offshore tax avoidance schemes, abusive tax shelters, or other tax fraud you bring to the government.  If you are an employee of the offending corporation, the law protects you against retaliation by your employer and our attorneys can represent you in any litigation over wrongful termination in addition to representing you in your underlying whistleblower case.

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If you have information regarding offshore tax avoidance schemes, abusive tax shelters, or other tax fraud contact the IRS whistleblower and tax fraud attorneys at the Evans Law Firm at (415) 441-8669, or by email at <a href=”mailto:info@evanslaw.com”>info@evanslaw.com</a>. Our attorneys have experience with complex qui tam or whistleblower cases, including IRS tax avoidance whistleblower cases and tax and securities fraud whistleblowers, and cases against large insurance companies. We can help guide your case through a jury trial or toward an equitable settlement.  We also handle cases involving physical and financial elder abuse, whole life insurance and universal life insurance, and indexed, variable, and fixed annuities.

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