IRS Reward Statistics

 
Amounts Awarded in FY's 2001 - 2005

 
 

 

FY 2001

FY 2002

FY 2003

FY 2004

FY 2005

TOTALS

Rewards Paid to
Informants

$3,337,035

$7,707,402

$4,057,476

$4,585,143

$7,602,685

$27,289,741

Taxes, Fines, & Penalties Recovered

$30,774,539

$56,583,517

$48,379,562

$45,644,890

$68,126,671

$249,509,179

Interest Recovered on Amount Above

$13,249,794

$10,357,002

$13,176,613

$28,485,904

$25,550,935

$90,820,248

A total of $27,289,741 in rewards was paid to informants in Fiscal Years 2001 - 2005, in connection with the recovery of $249,509,179 in taxes, fines, and penalties, for an average reward of 10.9 percent.  Rewards  were not given for the interest recovered.  (Source:  Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration, June 2006 Report)

 
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