Bloomberg Tax
Aug. 9, 2019, 7:55 PM

Trump Gets Court Date in Challenge to California Tax Return Law

Laura Mahoney
Laura Mahoney
Staff Correspondent

A federal trial court judge could decide Sept. 5 whether to block California’s new law requiring presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns.

U.S. District Court Judge Morrison C. England Jr. will hear the request from President Trump’s campaign to issue an injunction blocking the state from enforcing the law. The hearing is in federal court in Sacramento.

  • Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed the law July 30. It requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns to appear on the state primary ballot.
  • The legal challenge from Trump’s campaign and Trump as an individual ...

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