Summary: H.R.6491 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/02/2010)

Human Trafficking Fraud Enforcement Act of 2010 - Authorizes appropriations in FY2011 to establish an office within the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to investigate and prosecute violations of internal revenue laws by persons that appear to be engaged in sex trafficking of children, transportation and coercion of individuals and minors for the purpose of prostitution, racketeering, forced labor and trafficking in slavery, and importation of aliens for prostitution. Makes victims of sex trafficking eligible for whistleblower awards.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase criminal penalties and fines for: (1) attempts to evade or defeat tax attributable to human trafficking and commercial sex acts; (2) willful failure to file returns for tax attributable to income derived from human trafficking and commercial sex acts; and (3) fraud and false statements with respect to tax attributable to human trafficking and commercial sex acts.