Donald Trump is facing an IRS audit, and says that’s why he won't release his taxes.
Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, has shared hers for 10 years.
But both are rich beyond the dreams of most Americans. So it begs the question: Will Clinton's strategy to use this issue as moral high ground make a difference with voters, anyway?
It’s not the returns that trip them up. It’s the willingness or unwillingness to release them.
Joseph Thorndike, the director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts, a nonpartisan policy organization, and author of the “Politics of Federal Taxation” column for Tax Notes magazine.
Monday, Aug. 15
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