TRUMP TAXES: THREE OF PRESIDENT’S APPOINTEES OWE IRS UP TO $50,000 EACH WHILE DRAWING TAXPAYER-FUNDED SALARIES
The following is an excerpt from CONOR GAFFEY | August 2, 2017 | Newsweek.com |
At least three of President Donald Trump’s political appointees owe the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tens of thousands of dollars in back taxes, according to financial disclosures.
The debtors include Justin Clark, a deputy assistant to President Trump and the director of intergovernmental affairs, as well as a special assistant in the Department of Agriculture and an official working on community service across the country.
The debts were identified through a review of financial disclosures from Trump administration officials by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative journalism organization.
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It is not unusual for White House officials to be appointed while owing taxes to the IRS; a Washington Post investigation found that 41 employees in the Executive Office of the President under former President Barack Obama owed a combined $831,000 in back taxes in 2010.
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