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Mark Gongloff

Solving One Trump Tax Mystery Opens Another

What does the president owe, and to whom?

More tax avoidance, more problems. 

More tax avoidance, more problems. 

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If the Trump presidency were a TV show, then the contents of his tax returns would be a foundational mystery of the plot, right up there with whether Gilligan will ever get off that island, who will take the Iron Throne and whatever the whole deal was with “Lost.” Now its shocking resolution in a late-season twist raises even more troubling mysteries.