Articles Tagged with Accountant whistleblower

Financial whistleblower:

Daniel Schlicksup, an accountant who had been with Caterpillar Inc. for 16 years, tried to tell his bosses that it had illegally avoided more than $1 billion in taxes. No one seemed to listen.

Now, aided by documents provided by Schlicksup, the IRS, has determined that concluded in 2013 that Caterpillar had employed an “abusive” tax strategy; the agency later demanded $2 billion in back taxes and penalties. In 2014 a U.S. Senate investigative committee, with input from Schlicksup, questioned executives and determined that the company had avoided taxes on more than $8 billion in revenue.