Thank you for your interest in reporting tax fraud within the State of West Virginia. Referrals or tips regarding possible fraud will remain confidential.
The West Virginia Tax Department’s Criminal Investigations Division conducts criminal investigations of alleged tax evasions, improper or fraudulent tax activities, and other related issues.
Referrals or tips regarding possible fraud will remain confidential.
West Virginia Code § 11-10-5d prohibits us from providing any feedback on information provided. You will not hear back from the Criminal Investigations Division about the status of your tip.
What Is Tax Fraud?
West Virginia Code § 11-9-1 et seq. defines criminal tax violations. Examples of violations include:
The Criminal Investigations Division will investigate tax violations that appear to be willful and intentional on the part of the taxpayer.
Report Tax Fraud Online
To report tax fraud, you can complete an
Online Criminal Investigation Information Referral Form.
Report Tax Fraud by Mail
If you do not wish to use the
Online Referral Form, you can send a letter to the following address:
Criminal Investigations Division
P.O. Box 1143
Charleston, West Virginia 25324-1143
Please include the following information, to the extent known:
Report Tax Fraud by Phone
Call (304) 558-8510
Note: Although you are not required to identify yourself, it is helpful to do so.
You can also report a tip to
IRS Criminal Investigations at 1-800-829-0433.