Trump’s America: poor targeted, red carpet for wealthiest tax avoiders – Michael West

Trump’s America: poor targeted, red carpet for wealthiest tax avoiders – Michael West
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While Trump’s tax affairs have been widely reported, statistics show that US authorities are going after the poorest families. Just seven of the 23,400 households earning on average $30 million were audited (0.03%). Yet more than a third of households earning an average $12,600 were audited – nine times the rate for the richest. David Cay Johnston reports.

Trump’s America: poor targeted, red carpet for wealthiest tax avoiders – Michael West