Edward Wyllis Scripps wears a top hat for a portrait. Scripps founded the first major newspaper chain in the United States and the United Press syndicate. The Great Inheritors: How Three Families Shielded Their Fortunes From Taxes For Generations
In the early 1900s some of the wealthiest Americans claimed their fortunes would never last through the generations. A century of tax avoidance later, the dynasties are going strong.
Congress Inches One Step Closer To Getting Trump Tax Returns
Trump is likely to appeal the ruling.
Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with members of the House Ways and Means committee in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) DOJ Opens Door For House To Get Trump Tax Returns
UNITED STATES - MAY 22: Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations for the Internal Revenue Service, arrives for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS's targeting of political groups. Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify. Lerner cause a protest from some committee members when she offered an opening statement and engaged in dialogue with members before invoking her right. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) In GOP Opposition To Beefing Up IRS Enforcement, Shades Of A Fake, Obama-Era Zombie Scandal Prime Badge
In the grand lobby of Trump international Hotel, (l-r), Donald Trump Jr.,  Eric Trump, U.S. Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump, and Ivanka Trump, cut the ribbon for their latest property, Trump International Hotel - Old Post Office, in Washington, DC on October 26, 2016. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto) Trumpworld Is Out Of Power, Not Out Of The Woods: Here’s The Reckoning They Still Face Prime Badge
Manhattan DA Obtains Trump Tax Returns
ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 28:  Wayne LaPierre,  executive vice president and CEO of the NRA, speaks at the NRA-ILA's Leadership Forum at the 146th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 28, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The convention is the largest annual gathering for the NRA's more than 5 million members.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) WSJ: IRS Opens Criminal Probe Into NRA Honcho Wayne LaPierre
MEANWHILE: Senate Interviews IRS Whistleblower
Report: IRS Whistleblower Turns Down Transcribed Senate Interview On Trump Tax Audit
How Hate Groups Abuse The Tax Code To Fund Their Activities
The IRS should take action to revoke nonprofit status from the hate groups that use the designation to avoid paying taxes.
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