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Neal Plans Next Step if IRS Misses Deadline for Trump’s Returns

April 8, 2019, 10:07 PM

IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig should expect a second letter on the president’s tax returns if he misses the April 10 deadline to turn them over to House’s top tax writer.

The next step will be another letter—likely later this week—once the deadline passes, an aide for Ways and Means Democrats told Bloomberg Tax April 8. The aide said committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) wants to create a paper trail to improve the chances the request is upheld in court and to give the agency a second opportunity to comply.

The IRS declined to comment when asked if it...

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