IRS Whistleblowers Out-of-Breath as U.S. Can’t Close Tax Gap

IRS Whistleblowers Out-of-Breath as U.S. Can’t Close Tax Gap

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The IRS whistleblower program -- created by Congress in 2006 to boost tax revenue by giving incentives to tipsters --has become the place where allegations of tax avoidance go to die.