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Johnston:Donald Trump And Kids Named In $250m Tax Scam

The Daily Beast: Donald Trump and Kids Named in $250M Tax Scam, by David Cay Johnston: Four Donald Trump-licensed real-estate developments are at the center of a huge income tax evasion scheme, according to allegations in a lawsuit unsealed Thursday afternoon by a judge in Manhattan. The presumptive Republican nominee...

Johnston:Barack Obama's Astonishing Tax Policy Legacy

Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Taxes: Fund the IRS!, by David Cay Johnston: Will anyone remember the dramatic turnabout in tax policy that began when Barack Obama took office? Considering the awful economic conditions that prevailed, and the announced intention of Republican Congressional leaders to make his presidency fail, Obama’s...

The huge Donald Trump story the media is ignoring

last monthNews : The Raw Story

To readers who follow taxes and finance — subjects often introduced with the adjective “arcane” — David Cay Johnston is one of America’s best-known reporters. Johnston has worked on the staffs of Reuters, the Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and from 1995 to 2008, The New York Times,...

New Evidence Donald Trump Didn’t Pay Taxes

The Daily Beast: New Evidence Donald Trump Didn’t Pay Taxes, by David Cay Johnston: New questions about the integrity of Donald Trump’s income tax returns, and new indications that he does not pay income taxes, arise from rulings in two tax appeals that Trump filed in the 1990s. Trump lost...

Johnston:Who's Getting Richer? Hardly Anyone.

David Cay Johnston (Syracuse), Who's Getting Richer? Hardly Anyone: The latest federal income data show what looks on the surface like robust economic gains, with Americans reporting 4.6% more income in 2014 than 2013. But that’s misleading. My analysis of the official data reveals that just beneath the shiny surface...

If Donald Trump ever talks to a real journalist, these are the questions he should answer

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The questions posed by David Cay Johnston include some tough-to-avoid queries about Trump's involvement with the mafia, the regulatory findings against his company for unfair and unsafe employment practices, and times when Trump had admitted to shading the truth or lying outright about his affairs. (more…)

Why Aren't Trump's Mob Ties A Bigger Story?

At Politico, David Cay Johnston tells us about Donald Trump's mob ties: Trump’s career has benefited from a decades-long and largely successful effort to limit and deflect law enforcement investigations into his dealings with top mobsters,...Show More Summary

The Gig Economy Is Ripping Out Floor Below Middle Class

The impact will be ruinous, investigative reporter David Cay Johnston explains. The latest tech-driven gyrations upending traditional employment and increasing the divide between the haves- and have-nots are as profound as they are poorly...Show More Summary

America Changes, But All the Presidential Candidates Want To Keep the Tax Code the Same

The Daily Beast: America Changes, But All the Presidential Candidates Want To Keep the Tax Code the Same, by David Cay Johnston: The tax reform plans of the five remaining presidential candidates tell us a lot about our outdated federal tax system, which was designed for the industrial economy of...

David Cay Johnston Calls Out Drudge Retort User

On Monday, the Drudge Retort linked to an article by David Cay Johnston asking why Bernie Sanders has not yet released his tax returns. Johnston, an author and journalist who won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting as a tax reporter at the New York Times, posted a comment this morning calling out one of our users for a contribution he made to the discussion.

Why Hasn't Sanders Released His Tax Returns?

David Cay Johnston: Bernie Sanders holds himself out to huge and adoring crowds as a model of personal, political and financial integrity. But when it comes to revealing his income tax returns, Sanders is as tricky a politician as Republicans Ted Cruz and John Kasich.... Show More Summary

Johnston:Nine Key Points About Trump’s Income Taxes

David Cay Johnston (The National Memo), 9 Key Points About Trump’s Income Taxes (And Many More Questions): Donald Trump, challenged again to release his tax returns, offers a nonsense excuse for keeping them secret. But worse than that, the national political reporters covering Trump’s presidential campaign have, yet again, missed...

Donald Trump’s Business Record Demands More Scrutiny

On July 10th of last year, six days before Donald Trump confirmed rumors that he was entering the 2016 Presidential race, David Cay Johnston, a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter, published a piece at The National Memo that was headlined “21 Questions For Donald Trump.”

Johnston:Was Involvement Of Private Foundation In Trump Event Illegal?

David Cay Johnston (Syracuse), Was Involvement of Private Foundation in Trump Event Illegal?: Did Donald Trump violate the law January 28 by involving his private foundation in his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination? Maybe -- and maybe not, according to three practitioners specializing in the nexus of tax and...

Johnston: Vanguard Investor Fees Could Quadruple If Tax Whistleblower Prevails

Newsweek: Vanguard Whistleblower Could Get Billions in Tax Dodge Complaint, by David Cay Johnston (Syracuse): If you are among the 20 million Americans saving for retirement through Vanguard, you may be in for an expensive shock. The nation’s second-largest mutual fund company (after Fidelity) is under fire for not taking...

Things to Read for Your Morning Procrastination on October 16, 2015

Must- and Should-Reads: Jim Tankersley: [The Great Recession and the Middle Class (with image, tweets)]( David Cay Johnston: [A Rising Tide Does Not Lift All Boats]( More Summary

Things to Read for Your Lunchtime Procrastination on September 8, 2015

Must- and Should-Reads: Robert Waldmann: [Paul Romer has 3 Questions]( David Cay Johnston: [This Labor Day, it's time for the U.S. to catch up with the rest ofShow More Summary

21 Questions For Trump on Kickbacks, Busting Unions, the Mob & Corporate Welfare

11 months agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

'He’s not at all who he appears to be,' the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist said of the Donald. On Democracy Now!, journalist David Cay Johnston talks about Donald Trump, a subject whom Johnston has previously written about for almost...Show More Summary

David Cay Johnston On Trump's Kickbacks, Union Busting, The Mob And Corporate Welfare

From this Wednesday's Democracy Now, here's a side of Trump that's being completely ignored by our corporate media that just loves the fanfare, the horse race and hates substance: David Cay Johnston: 21 Questions for Trump on Kickbacks,...Show More Summary

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