The financial situation of Donald Trump has to remain a secret: The US government has on Tuesday a deadline to hand over the tax documents from the President to the Congress.
The Committee responsible for taxation questions in the house of representatives has requested that Trumps the tax declarations of the last six years. A first period at 10. April ordered the U.S. government to elapse. The second deadline expired on Tuesday.
Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin informed the Committee Chairman, Richard Neal, a report by the "Washington Post", he'll only be on 6. May be able to decide whether he would make the documents of the subordinate tax authority, the IRS.
the Minister of Finance: tax data are confidential, said
Mnuchin, the true intention was to make trump's tax returns open to the public. The case, throw the "serious constitutional questions" that would need to be clarified with the Ministry of justice. Among other things, to the protection of confidential data of taxpayers.
Trump holding in a U.S. President's highly unusual manner, its financial ratios under the lid: He is the first President since Richard Nixon refused to release his tax returns. Against the release of tax records by a tax consultant firm which he complains and his two sons, even before the court.
U.S. politicians to disclose Traditionally, during the candidacy for President of your tax documents, among other things, to give people insight into their financial circumstances.
Democrats to consult with lawyers,
The Democrats have in the house of representatives since January, the majority, want to investigate according to its own information, the extent to which the Treasury is examining the finances of a US President.
The Committee Chairman, Richard Neal, had warned that should the second deadline elapses, this is regarded as a refusal to hand over the tax records. According to media reports, opposition Democrats are now debating with lawyers on how to proceed. (chk/sda)
Created: 24.04.2019, 05:19 PM