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Donald Trump's leaked tax returns help explain why wants to end the estate tax

That is, in that year, Trump claimed nearly 2% of all the net negative business income on individual tax returns in the entire country. Broadly, Trump's reported loss has to fall into two buckets, neither of which is great for Trump's argument that he ought to be president. Trump likely had significant real economic losses. The early 1990s were a rough period for real estate investors in general.
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