3 billion was recovered in qui tam
whistleblower suits, while in fiscal year 2013, $2.
9) Given the enormous costs and significant length of qui tam
Challenges to the qui tam
provision's constitutionality followed,
In addition to including the entire qui tam
award in taxable income, the IRS assessed an accuracy-related penalty under Sec.
25 million qui tam
payment in his gross income and (2) for an accuracy-related penalty because his exclusion of the qui tam
payment resulted in a substantial understatement of income tax.
So although the government had far less control over false marking suits than over other qui tam
suits, under this lower standard, there was still enough control to satisfy the "take care" clause, the court concluded.
Under the settlement, the whistleblowers will receive a combined share of $151,591,500, the highest combined qui tam
award ever paid out by the government.
The plight of the modern day qui tam
relator resembles the travails poor Goldilocks encountered in her search for that just-right-bowl of porridge and comfortable bed.
Peck: How might facilities deal with the possibility of a qui tam
The Qui Tam
statute allows private parties who reveal allegations of fraud against the government to share in any recovery.
has settled a qui tam
lawsuit filed in the District Court of Florida for just over $17.
Taxpayers can protect themselves from most of those extra charges as well as the qui tam
suit by coming forward under the department's voluntary program, according to DOR Executive Director Jim Zingale.