2013-03-13 Hour 2 Joe Banister (Video Archive):
is a former special agent of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and IRS whistleblower. Banister resigned from the IRS and later appeared on the television program Sixty Minutes II challenging the conduct of the IRS concerning legal issues with taxation. Banister's books and other material challenge the legality of some aspects of the income tax.
Education, Experience and Credentials
1986 - Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, San Jose State University
1987 - 1990 - Tax and Audit Professional at KPMG Peat Marwick, a "Big 5" firm
1991 - 2006 licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) (lic.
#57875) (License revoked in early 2007 as punishment for IRS
whistle-blowing efforts; appeals are pending.)
1993 - 1999 - IRS Criminal Investigation Division Special Agent
1999 - licensed as a Private Investigator (lic. #PI 21176)
Since February of 1999, I have provided clients with a wide variety
of consulting services including record-keeping assistance, tax
consulting, forensic analysis, litigation support, expert witness
testimony and fraud detection. I have over thirteen years of combined
experience in these disciplines.