H.R.4107: IRS Whistleblower Program Improvement Act of 2021

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IRS Whistleblower Program Improvement Act of 2021 This bill modifies provisions of the Internal Revenue Code relating to whistleblower protections. Specifically, the bill revises the standard for review of whistleblower awards in the Tax Court to require a de novo review standard (currently, the standard is abuse of discretion); exempts whistleblower awards from reductions due to budget sequestration; establishes a rebuttable presumption...

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June 23, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 23, 2021

Introduced in the House by Mike Thompson (D-Calif.)

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