Grassley Lambasts IRS' Slow Pace On Whistleblower Cases

Law360, New York (May 3, 2012, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, demanded Monday that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Internal Revenue Commissioner Douglas Shulman explain why the U.S. Internal Revenue Service's Whistleblower Office has been so slow in processing cases and paying rewards.

Grassley expressed his “extreme disappointment in the management of the program” in a letter to the agency. The letter is the third from the senator since 2010, and was prompted in part by reports that the director of the whistleblower program and up to 19 IRS employees had participated in...
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