Weekly Round-Up: Qui Tam Tax Claims Are Bad Tax Policy, a 'Perversion of Justice'


Tax claims alleged by whistle-blowers remain constant, fueling the conversation as to whether states should bar qui tam tax claims from False Claim Acts. 

In this week’s issue of the Bloomberg BNA Weekly State Tax Report,Eric S. Tresh,a partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, argues that qui tam tax claims should be barred from state FCAs.

Tresh presents a view opposing a recent Bloomberg BNA interview with Randall M. Fox, former Bureau Chief of the New York Attorney General's Taxpayer Protection Bureau.

The complete interview withTresh can be read here .

The complete interview withFox can be read here .

Continue the discussion on Bloomberg BNA’s State Tax group on LinkedIn : Are you for or against whistle-blower statutes applying to taxes?

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In other developments…

New Jersey – Enacted legislation adopts click-through nexus, expands definition of operational income and makes other changes , a new alert by PwC

State-by-State Fiscal 2015 Enacted Budget Summaries , by the National Association of State Budget Officers

Sutherland SALT Shaker: June 2014 Digest

Compiled by Priya D. Nair

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