Bloomberg Law
Feb. 23, 2021, 12:49 AM

Trump Taxes, Long Guarded, Will Soon Be in Prosecutor’s Hands

Greg Stohr
Greg Stohr
Bloomberg News

Donald Trump, who managed to keep his tax returns a secret the entire time he was in the White House, is about to see them fall into the hands of a New York prosecutor looking into possible criminal charges against him.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. subpoenaed Trump’s accounting firm for eight years of records in 2019, but the then-president took the case to the U.S. Supreme Court, twice. On Monday, the justices abruptly rejected Trump’s final bid to block Vance, a Democrat.

Trump’s refusal to release his taxes during the 2016 campaign, falsely claiming he couldn’t because ...

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