Privacy Group Sues IRS for Trump's Tax Returns

Law360, New York (April 17, 2017, 1:17 PM EDT) -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center sued the IRS on Saturday in a D.C. federal court after the agency declined to release President Donald Trump’s tax returns under a Freedom of Information Act request, arguing that the tax records are needed to shine light on the president’s potential business ties to Russia.

The privacy group urged the court to order the Internal Revenue Service to turn over Trump’s nonexempt tax records related to the group’s FOIA request, after the IRS purportedly dismissed it as “incomplete.” The privacy group, which had sought in part Trump’s individual income tax returns going back to 2010, contended...

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