Fort Worth, TX asked in Tax Law for Texas

Q: If I believe my boss is skimming money from his business, who would I report this to? The IRS?

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Eric Steven Day
Eric Steven Day
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  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Henderson, NV

A: You could report this to the IRS if he is not reporting all the income he is making to the IRS for tax purposes. The IRS has a whistleblower program, where you can turn in individuals or businesses for evading taxes and take a percentage of whatever the IRS is going to collect from the taxpayer. However, the IRS usually is looking for the big cases that has potential to collect in the millions of dollars because they have to use a certain amount of resources to prove it. Additionally, you would have to provide to the IRS some concrete evidence this is happening in order for them to want to follow up on it.

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