States Eye New York Whistle-Blower Law as Tax Fraud Tool

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Stepen Kranz criticized the state trend to whistleblower statutes for tax fraud, saying that “opening the door to tax-related false claims can lead to significant headaches for taxpayers and usurp the authority of the state tax agency by involving the state Attorney General in tax enforcement decisions.” Peter Faber, Alysse McLoughlin and Mark Yopp agreed in a recent article, calling FCAs a “cumbersome,” “expensive” and “wholly unnecessary” structure.