IRS Whistleblower Office Expedited Process of Whistleblower Claims

Taylor Amarel filed this request with the Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America.
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From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I would like to obtain any documents, memos, emails, manuals, policies, or other documents that detail:

1.) Whether or not IRS Whistleblower can apply for expedited processing of their Whistleblower Claims;
2.) Whether the IRS has any formal or informal policy for granting expedited processing to IRS whistleblowers who are ill, elderly, or may otherwise pass away before receiving a Whistleblower Award;

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Taylor Amarel

From: Internal Revenue Service

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Taylor Amarel

Thank you for the link to

I would like to submit an appeal and ask for clarification. The information available here:, is only publicly available information. However, there exists IRS guidelines on how to intake Whistleblower complaints as well as evaluate a claim to expedited processing. I would like to obtain copies of those internal documents and manual that IRS staff use to determine the intake process and evaluation of a Whistleblower claim and or request for expedited processing.