What is IRS Form 211 for?
The given document is the Internal Revenue Service form officially called “Application for Award for Original Information”. The form should be filled out by individuals who possess information about other individuals’ failure to pay taxes due. The IRS demands that the information provided be credible and solid rather than a mere speculation. In case the given information has resulted in collection of taxes, penalties, interest or other amounts from the declining taxpayer, the whistleblower may be eligible for an award of up 30% of the due payment.
Who Needs Form 211?
Information from the completed document is to be inspected by the IRS officers and so that the proper amount of tax should be paid and the claimant will be given a corresponding award.
When is Form 211 due?
The form does not have a strict deadline, it is to be filed when the specific reason arises.
Is Form 211 Accompanied by any Other Documents?
Depending upon the answers the claimant provides on the completed form, certain attachments may be required: proof of the relationship between the claimant and the alleged non taxpayer, information about involvement in the legal proceedings, etc.
How do I Fill out Form 211?
The completion of the form requires indicating the following details:
- Information about the taxpayer who violated the taxpaying procedure (name, SSN, date of birth or age, address);
- Date of violation;
- Information about the IRS agent to whom the violation was first reported (if applicable);
- Description of the violation;
- The relationship between the claimant and the taxpayer;
- The amount of tax owed and tax year;
- Information about the claimant (name, date of birth, SSN, address, phone number)
Where do I Send the Filled out Form 211?
When completed, the form is to be sent to the Whistleblower Office (ICE) of the IRS at the following address:
1973 N. Rulon White Blvd.,
M/S 4110, Ogden,