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CNN Pair: Clintons' Tax Return Shows How 'Middle-Classy' They AreMike Pence Says We Can Expect to See His Tax Returns SoonPence says his tax returns will be a 'quick read'Donald Trump pressured over tax returns as Clinton surges in swing statesClintons' '15 Taxes: $3.6M Paid on $10.8M EarnedClinton releases tax returns, puts pressure on TrumpEmails heat up lawsuit over sale of Pacers stakeWould Trump be big winner under his tax plan?Hillary Clinton campaign releases 2015 tax returnDallas drug company charged with selling unsafe supplements accused of using IRS to hide moneyHillary Clinton paid 34.2 percent federal tax rate in 2015In an effort to pressure Trump, Clinton releases tax rateClintons earned $10.75 million last year, paid 34.2 percent federal tax rateTrump brushes off 'sarcasm' as Clinton releases tax returnsMaybe Ryan and McConnell Are the Real Patriots? Challenging the Premise of the 'Trump Time Capsule' Update from ...

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Reince Priebus Is Reportedly 'Apoplectic' Over Trump's Refusal to Support Ryan, McCain
MediaiteAugust 3, 2016

8571475424_5ae1e33726_b The chairman of the Republican National Committee is reportedly furious with his own party's nominee today. Reince Preibus is “apoplectic” over Donald Trump's refusal to commit to an endorsement of House Speaker Paul ...more »

Nixon's Failed Effort to Withhold His Tax Returns
http://hamodia.comAugust 3, 2016

(Bloomberg View) - Donald Trump, in an interview over the weekend, reiterated his refusal to release his tax returns until the IRS has completed an audit. By way of explanation, the Republican presidential nominee claimed that Mitt Romney had lost the ...more »

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CNN Pair: Clintons' Tax Return Shows How 'Middle-Classy' They Are
NewsBusters (blog)August 15, 2016

KATE BOLDUAN: (regarding Donald Trump releasing his tax returns — Ed.) ... except legally he's not bound, since (Trump says) wait until the (IRS) audit is over. We have ... It's a nice deal if you can afford the accountants and lawyers to set it up ...more »

Mike Pence Says We Can Expect to See His Tax Returns Soon
FortuneAugust 14, 2016

A couple of months later as he moved closer towards clinching the GOP nomination, he released a letter from his lawyers stating that his tax filings from 2009 onward are currently being audited by the IRS. He said that he would not release his tax ...more »

Pence says his tax returns will be a 'quick read'
PoliticoAugust 13, 2016

Trump, the GOP presidential nominee, has refused to release his tax returns, citing an IRS audit and advice of his lawyers, despite the IRS having no rule preventing someone under audit from releasing their returns. Pence's comments come a day after ...more »

Donald Trump pressured over tax returns as Clinton surges in swing states
Telegraph.co.ukAugust 13, 2016

"Others would say 'More power to him, I would do it if I could'." Mr Trump has said he cannot release his returns, under the advice of lawyers, because he is under a routine audit by the Internal Revenue Service. However, the IRS itself has said that ...more »

Clintons' '15 Taxes: $3.6M Paid on $10.8M Earned
NewsweekAugust 13, 2016

Trump, a New York businessman, and his lawyers have cited an audit by the Internal Revenue Service as a reason for his refusal to release his returns. Trump also ... The IRS has said Trump can release his tax returns even while under audit. On Thursday ...more »

Clinton releases tax returns, puts pressure on Trump
NewsOK.comAugust 13, 2016

Maybe it would be malpractice for a lawyer to advise a candidate to release tax returns, whether under audit or open to audit, because of the financial risk to the candidate. But it is political malpractice for Trump not to share relevant information ...more »

Emails heat up lawsuit over sale of Pacers stake
Indianapolis Business JournalAugust 13, 2016

Whether Mel got full value for his stake matters because, if he didn't, Herb effectively received a massive gift—which is exactly what the IRS contends. After conducting an audit, the agency valued that gift at $83 million and ordered Mel's estate and ...more »

Would Trump be big winner under his tax plan?
CNNAugust 13, 2016

Edward J. McCaffery is Robert C. Packard trustee chair in law and a professor of law, economics and political science at the University of Southern California. He is the author of "Fair Not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler." The ...more »

Hillary Clinton campaign releases 2015 tax return
amNYAugust 12, 2016

Trump, a New York businessman, and his lawyers have cited an audit by the Internal Revenue Service as a reason for his refusal to release his returns. Trump also ... The IRS has said Trump can release his tax returns even while under audit. On Thursday ...more »

Dallas drug company charged with selling unsafe supplements accused of using IRS to hide money
Dallas Morning NewsAugust 12, 2016

In fact, Doyle received income tax refunds in 2011 and 2012 and was not under audit, said the agent, an FDA investigator. Richard Roper, a former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas who is representing Doyle, said the government's ...more »

Hillary Clinton paid 34.2 percent federal tax rate in 2015
Daily RepublicAugust 12, 2016

Trump, a New York businessman, and his lawyers have cited an audit by the Internal Revenue Service as a reason for his refusal to release his returns. Trump also ... The IRS has said Trump can release his tax returns even while under audit. On Thursday ...more »

In an effort to pressure Trump, Clinton releases tax rate
KTOOAugust 12, 2016

“Donald Trump is hiding behind fake excuses and backtracking on his previous promises,” said Jennifer Palmieri, communications director for the Clinton campaign. Trump and his lawyer have said the IRS is auditing his returns, so he can't or won't ...more »

Clintons earned $10.75 million last year, paid 34.2 percent federal tax rate
Duluth News TribuneAugust 12, 2016

Trump, a New York businessman, and his lawyers have cited an audit by the Internal Revenue Service as a reason for his refusal to release his returns. Trump also ... The IRS has said Trump can release his tax returns even while under audit. On Thursday ...more »

Trump brushes off 'sarcasm' as Clinton releases tax returns
KGMIAugust 12, 2016

Trump, a New York businessman, and his lawyers have cited an audit by the Internal Revenue Service as a reason for his refusal to release his returns. Trump also ... The IRS has said Trump can release his tax returns even while under audit. On Thursday ...more »

Maybe Ryan and McConnell Are the Real Patriots? Challenging the Premise of the 'Trump Time Capsule' Update from ...
The AtlanticAugust 12, 2016

A reader who is a veteran lawyer on the West Coast writes about Donald Trump's argument that he can't/won't release his tax returns while they're under audit by the IRS. (A reason that the IRS itself dismisses.) The reader suggests that in this case ...more »

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