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Bloomberg Tax Quotes Andy Weiner On IRS Data Breach

Andy Weiner was quoted in a Bloomberg Tax article titled “Wealthy Taxpayers Alerted to Leaked Data Years After IRS Breach,” on April 24th. The article discusses IRS notices going out to taxpayers whose tax return information was compromised by Charles Littlejohn, sentenced to five years in prison for mishandling the return information of former President Trump among many others.

From the article: 

The wave of letters to taxpayers may be a precursor to a wave of litigation, said Andy Weiner, a tax controversy lawyer at Kostelanetz LLP who has gotten requests from accounting firms to take on clients who have received these letters.

The statute allows taxpayers to sue for $1,000 “for each act of unauthorized inspect or disclosure of return or return information” and litigation costs.

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