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Proposed Grassley Amendment Important for Whistleblowers

Posted in Tax Justice for Whistleblowers, Tax Whistleblowers
Proposed Grassley Amendment Important for WhistleblowersWashington, D.C. November 15, 2017. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) has put forth two amendments to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill that are important to whistleblowers. The major amendment addresses an issue that has been the subject of previous posts, defining the term “collected proceeds” in I.R.C. section 7623(b).  The IRS and Department of Justice have taken the position whistleblowers… Continue Reading

Civil Rights Tax Relief Act (CRTRA) re-introduced

Posted in Legislation
  On June 25, 2009, Representatives John Lewis (D-GA) and James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) reintroduced the Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2009 (CRTRA).  It is now numbered as H.R. 3035.  On the same day, Senators Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the CRTRA in the Senate, where it is now known as S. 1360.  The Senate and House bills are identical. They… Continue Reading