Donald Trump Wants to Raise His Own Taxes, and Here’s How He Could Do It

The real-estate industry has been fighting to save a capital-gains tax break. Would Trump sacrifice his own?

on August 25, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Billionaire Donald Trump, who built his fortune in real estate, told Bloomberg Politics this week that he wants to raise his own taxes. One way to do it is a bipartisan proposal that would blow up one of the real estate industry's favorite tax breaks. 

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