The IRS Whistleblower Office


The U.S. tax gap stands at $450 billion a year. That’s the difference between taxes owed and taxes paid on time. In short, Uncle Sam leaves a lot of money on the table.

But inside the IRS, a small team of federal workers wants to narrow that gap.

Jay McTigue, director of tax issues at the Government Accountability Office, discussed the IRS Whistleblower Office with Capital Insider.

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