IRS Paid Millions in Rewards to Whistleblowers | IRS Whistleblower Program

Since 2007, the Whistleblower Office made awards in the amount of $465,195,241 based on the collection of $3,419,348,974. In FY 2016, the IRS made 418 awards, totaling $61,390,910 prior to sequestration; the total award amount represented 16.6% of total amounts collected.