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WSJ Quotes Mark Matthews on Trump's IRS Audit Files

April 25, 2019, The Wall Street Journal

Democrats want six years of President Trump's tax returns, and those should be plenty interesting. But it is the other documents they are seeking -- administrative files for the president's IRS audits -- that may prove most revealing.

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The files could show which figures the IRS agents considered doubtful and why, said Mark Matthews, a former senior IRS official now at Caplin & Drysdale law firm. They might indicate whether penalties should be imposed, as well as IRS managers’ comments on agents’ findings. In addition, work papers could reveal what issues the IRS didn’t address.

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Excerpt taken from the article “Trump’s IRS Audit Files Offer ‘Treasure Trove’—If Congress Ever Gets Them” by  Richard Rubin for The Wall Street Journal.


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