Al Sharpton Denounces Claims He Owes Millions In Taxes To IRS, New York

Al Sharpton agrees with charges that his nonprofit, the National Action Network, owes outstanding taxes to the IRS and the State of New York. He also agrees that he owes personal taxes to the IRS and the State of New York. He doesn’t, however, agree that he owes as much as alleged, charging that the story was intended to call attention to an old story instead of the one he thinks folks should be talking about: Ferguson.

Admit It: The Clintons Didn’t Do Any Tax Planning You Wouldn’t Do

The headlines are meant to grab your attention: Wealthy Clintons use trusts to avoid full estate tax they back After touting estate tax, Bill and Hillary Clinton seize on loopholes Bill and Hillary Clinton are dodging ‘death tax’ on their homes despite campaigning to raise it Clintons use loophole to avoid estate tax they helped create Gasp. It appears that the Clintons don’t want to pay more in taxes than they have to. Newsworthy stuff, right? Or maybe not. We all want to criticize tax reduction strategies as somehow un-American until, of course, we want to take advantage of those …