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President Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s new “tax reform” plan would be a massive windfall for special interests and the super wealthy like himself and his family. But because the President is still refusing to release his tax returns, we have no way of knowing how much Trump’s tax plan would benefit him, his family, and his companies.

If Trump wants the American people to take his plans for tax reform seriously, he should release his full tax returns so we can hold him accountable.

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Common Cause

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President Donald Trump has refused to release his tax returns ever since he entered the presidential race, breaking with decades of bipartisan precedent. And there are already plenty examples of...

President Donald Trump has refused to release his tax returns ever since he entered the presidential race, breaking with decades of bipartisan precedent. And there are already plenty examples of him and his family personally profiting from the presidency.

That lack of basic transparency took on new meaning when Trump proposed a massive tax cut for the wealthy and corporate interests. Now, we have to judge the President's tax plan without any idea how much it would benefit Trump himself.

This is exactly why elected officials are expected to share their tax returns with the public -- so that voters can hold them accountable and evaluate conflicts of interest. But instead, Trump wants to rewrite our nation's tax laws while keeping his own business dealings secret.

Just one example -- Trump's proposal to end the estate tax would likely save his children millions of dollars. There are countless opportunities like this in the tax code for Trump to enrich his personal wealth -- and we can't know what they are without seeing his tax returns.

Everyone has a right to know, and the right to basic transparency from the President of the United States. So before Trump moves his tax plan forward, he ought to give the public a clear picture of his background, experience, and business interests.

Please add your name to demand that President Trump release his full tax returns to the American people.

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