• Donald Trump Apr 14, 2019

    House Democrat, Treasury Chief Bicker Over Trump Tax Returns

    A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government’s failure to respond by an April 23 deadline could send the dispute into federal court. Trump’s treasury chief, who oversees the IRS, cited “complicated legal issues” and...

  • Donald Trump Apr 11, 2019

    Mnuchin Postpones Decision on Handing Over Trump Tax Returns

    The Treasury Department has missed a deadline to deliver President Donald Trump’s tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee chairman. In a letter to committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., on Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his department hasn’t decided whether to comply with the demand and said Treasury will consult with the Justice Department and “carefully” review...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2019

    Mnuchin Says He'll ‘Follow the Law' on Trump Tax Returns

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday that his department intends to “follow the law” and is reviewing a request by a top House Democrat to provide President Donald Trump’s tax returns to lawmakers. Mnuchin told a House panel that he has not had any communications with the president or his top staff about the department’s decision on whether to provide...

  • Donald Trump Apr 8, 2019

    Chief of Staff Says Dems Will ‘Never' See Trump Tax Returns

    Democrats will “never” see President Donald Trump’s tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a “political stunt” and wanting “attention” after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Richard Neal, asked the IRS...

  • Donald Trump Nov 9, 2018

    Democrats Eye Trump's Tax Returns But Expect a Long Fight

    Getting President Donald Trump’s tax returns is high on the list of Democratic priorities now that they have won the House. By law, the leaders of tax-writing committees in the House and Senate can obtain tax returns and related information from the Internal Revenue Service. Democrats will control the House panel next year. Yet there’s no guarantee that the Trump...

  • Donald Trump Jul 18, 2018

    New IRS Policy Allows Some Tax-Exempt Groups to Veil Donors

    The Trump administration is lifting requirements that some tax-exempt groups disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities....
    News of the IRS policy change came the same day federal prosecutors charged a gun-rights activist living in Washington with serving as a covert Russian agent gathering intelligence on U.S. officials and political organizations. Court papers show that the activities of...

  • Donald Trump Jun 28, 2018

    Trump Choice to Head IRS Says He'll Work for All Taxpayers

    Under sharp questioning from some Democratic senators, President Donald Trump’s choice to head the IRS promised on Thursday to work for the benefit of ordinary taxpayers in administering the massive new tax law. Charles Rettig is a Beverly Hills tax lawyer who has represented thousands of individuals and companies in civil and criminal tax matters before the agency and against...

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