Trump Is Guilty of ‘Numerous’ Felonies, Prosecutor Who Resigned Says

Mark F. Pomerantz, who had investigated the former president, left after the Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, halted an effort to seek an indictment.

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Trump Makes New Claims About His Wealth After Accountants Drop Him

The former president has spent decades inventing facts and figures to suit his needs. Now, dropped by his accountants, he is making new claims.

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Facing Subpoenas, Trump Allies Try to Run Out the Clock on Democrats

Democrats hope a Biden Justice Department can speed up legal action, but Donald J. Trump and his allies are proving adept at using judicial delay to withhold information from Congress.

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Judge Rules That Congress Can See Trump’s Tax Returns

The court dismissed a suit by the former president seeking to bar a House committee from getting his returns, but the judge stayed the ruling to allow time for an appeal.

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Lawyers Clash Again Over Subpoena for Trump’s Financial Records

The long-running case dates back to an early 2019 House Oversight Committee demand to see years of the then-president’s financial data.

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Trump Investigation Enters Crucial Phase as Prosecutor’s Term Nears End

New developments suggest the long-running inquiry has returned to an earlier focus: the valuations the former president and his family business applied to properties as it sought loans.

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Trump Sues His Niece and The New York Times Over Leaked Tax Documents

Former President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Mary Trump and three Times reporters of conspiring to publish information about his tax records.

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In Case Against Trump’s Company, Echoes of His Father’s Tactics on Taxes

The first criminal prosecution involving the former president’s business hearkens back to Fred Trump’s $16,135 purchase of boilers in the 1990s.

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Trump Organization Indictment: What We Know

Charges against the former president’s company and a top executive, explained.

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Top Trump Executive Allen Weisselberg Surrenders to Face Charges

The Trump Organization and Mr. Weisselberg have been indicted in connection with a tax investigation and are expected to appear in court later Thursday.

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Trump Organization Lawyers Meet With Manhattan Prosecutors

An indictment against the business, the Trump Organization, and a top executive, Allen Weisselberg, could come as soon as this week in Manhattan.

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Trump’s Criminal Investigation Into His Finances

“Witch Hunt,” meet grand jury.

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Top Trump Executive Under Criminal Investigation Over Taxes

Attorney General Letitia James is investigating whether taxes were paid on perks that the Trump Organization gave to Allen Weisselberg, its chief financial officer.

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Former In-Law of Trump Executive Gives Prosecutors Boxes of Documents

The handover of the documents suggests prosecutors are stepping up pressure on the executive, Allen H. Weisselberg.

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N.Y. Seeks Trump Insider’s Records, in Apparent Bid to Gain Cooperation

State prosecutors in Manhattan subpoenaed the personal bank records of the Trump Organization’s longtime C.F.O. and are scrutinizing gifts he received from the former president.

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Prosecutors Investigating Trump Focus on His Finance Chief

Manhattan district attorney investigators who are examining possible financial fraud have asked witnesses about Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer at the Trump Organization.

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Manhattan D.A. Now Has Trump’s Tax Returns

After an 18-month court battle, prosecutors in Manhattan investigating possible bank and tax fraud have seized former President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.

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With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Prosecutors face the herculean task of combing through terabytes of data for evidence of possible crimes by the former president’s business.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes and Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give New York prosecutors the financial records he has spent years trying to shield.

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Trump’s Tax Returns Are ‘One Piece of the Puzzle.’ Prosecutors Are Getting More.

For all that they reveal, tax returns have limitations. Other records from the former president’s accountants may help give a fuller picture of his finances.

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Trump Taxes: Here’s What’s Next in the Manhattan D.A.’s Investigation

A Supreme Court ruling has paved the way for prosecutors to begin combing through Mr. Trump’s financial records.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Taxes, Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give the records he has spent years trying to shield to New York prosecutors.

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Supreme Court Denies Trump’s Bid to Conceal Financial Records

The former president’s accountants will give the records he has spent years trying to shield to New York prosecutors.

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Legal Pressure on Trump Increases With Judge’s Order in Fraud Inquiry

The order, answering a demand for documents by New York’s attorney general, rejected a bid to shield the records with attorney-client privilege.

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Biden Wants to Raise Taxes, Yet Many Trump Tax Cuts Are Here to Stay

While Democrats have vowed to repeal the former president’s signature 2017 law, his successor is more likely to tinker with it, given constraints.

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The Financial Minefield Awaiting an Ex-President Trump

Baseless election fraud claims and the Capitol riot have compounded already-looming threats to his bottom line. And the cash lifelines he once relied on are gone.

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Accountability After Trump

How can America rebuild democracy’s guardrails and hold the past administration to account for its lawlessness?

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How to Reform the Presidency After the Wreckage of Trump

Our post-Watergate laws and practices for the presidency need revamping.

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Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance brokerage, in the latest indication that he still faces the potential threat of criminal charges once he leaves office.

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As His Term Ends, Trump Faces More Questions on Payments to His Hotel

A civil case being pursued by the attorney general for the District of Columbia has brought renewed attention to what limits there should be on a president’s ability to profit from the office.

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Tenants Sue Trump Over Scheme That Drove Up Their Rents

The latest legal front against the outbound president involves a maneuver that earned him and his siblings millions while lowering their taxes.

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Trump Tax Write-Offs Are Ensnared in 2 New York Fraud Investigations

Inquiries into the president and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, are now looking at tax deductions taken on consulting fees. Some of the payments appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump.

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The Man Who Wouldn’t Concede

When it comes to Trump, there is no bottom.

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As Soon as Trump Leaves Office, He Faces Greater Risk of Prosecution

The president is more vulnerable than ever to an investigation into his business practices and taxes.

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What Berlusconi Could Teach Trump About Losing

Two icons of disruptive political leadership have much in common … except for acknowledging gracefully when they’ve been voted out.

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What’s Next for Trump? Family Business Awaits His Return

President Trump has long complained that public office cost him billions. Now he faces the challenge of jump-starting the company that bears his name, while television also beckons.

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Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim That He ‘Prepaid Millions’ in Income Taxes

The president’s assertion, misleading at best, distracts from the reality that he has paid little or no income tax most years, largely because his business losses far outweighed his profits.

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Biden and Surrogates Hit Trump on Taxes in Closing Argument

“Why should you pay more taxes than Donald Trump?” Joseph R. Biden Jr. asked as he took aim at the president’s taxes and tax policy.

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President Trump’s Taxes: A Reader’s Guide

Over the past four years, The New York Times has independently obtained and published information on several decades of Donald J. Trump’s taxes.

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Trump Has Made Selfishness America’s Credo

Trump unleashed our inner Scrooge.

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How a Century of Real-Estate Tax Breaks Enriched Donald Trump

The real estate industry has long enjoyed uniquely favorable tax treatment — thanks in part to Mr. Trump’s actions before and after he became president.

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How Trump Maneuvered His Way Out of Trouble in Chicago

When his skyscraper proved a disappointment, Donald Trump defaulted on his loans, sued his bank, got much of the debt forgiven — and largely avoided paying taxes on it.

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Trump’s Philanthropy: Big Tax Write-Offs and Claims That Don’t Always Add Up

Hidden financial records cast doubt on a number of his charitable commitments and show that most of his giving came from land deals that offset his income.

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Biden and Trump’s Final Debate: Who Won?

How their last clash looked to Times Opinion writers.

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Trump Records Shed New Light on Chinese Business Pursuits

As he raises questions about his opponent’s standing with China, President Trump’s taxes reveal details about his own activities there, including a previously unknown bank account.

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$421 Million in Debt: Trump Calls It ‘a Peanut,’ but Challenges Lie Ahead

The president on Thursday played down big loans he guaranteed for his struggling businesses. But much of that debt is soon to come due in the midst of declining revenue and an I.R.S. audit that could cost him over $100 million.

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Trump Calls $421 Million Debt ‘a Peanut,’ but Challenges Lie Ahead

The president on Thursday played down big loans he guaranteed for his struggling businesses. But much of that debt is soon to come due in the midst of declining revenue and an I.R.S. audit that could cost him over $100 million.

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Why Trump’s Taxes Are a Call to Action

For a more equitable system, we need a simpler and fairer tax code.

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Trump Again Asks Supreme Court to Block Subpoena for His Tax Records

The president’s personal lawyers say lower courts should not have upheld a broad subpoena by the Manhattan district attorney.

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7 Key Findings About Trump’s Reinvented Swamp

The president built a system of favor-seeking at his hotels and resorts that is unrivaled in modern American politics.

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