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Donald Trump's dubious claim that his tax plan won't ...

President Donald Trump, the only president in modern history to not release his tax returns ( see our fact-check ), said he would not personally benefit from his proposed changes to tax law.

As he prepared to announce his proposal for a tax overhaul, he had the following exchange with an off-camera reporter. (Here's the video ):

Trump: "My plan is for the working people, and my plan is for...

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Electric car sales hit the brakes as tax credit axed and ...

Electric car sales in Georgia have dropped dramatically since a $5,000 tax credit was eliminated and a $200 annual registration fee was imposed July 1.

-- Don Francis on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 in an interview with Watchdog.org

Electric car sales hit the brakes as tax credit axed and fee added

By Nancy Badertscher on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

Obama earned a Promise Kept for...

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Will California soon have the highest gas tax in the ...

Will California soon have the highest gas tax in the nation?

By Chris Nichols on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 11:55 a.m.

Capital Public Radio / file photo

Republican State Assemblyman Jim Patterson of Fresno recently claimed California would soon have the "highest gas tax in the nation."

He made the claim in a press release days after the California Legislature passed a 12 cent per gallon...

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If you pay no taxes, will you end up with more money under ...

If you pay no taxes, will you end up with more money under GOP tax plan?

By Louis Jacobson on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 12:10 p.m.

Would people who pay no taxes end up with more money in their pocket as a result of the Republican tax proposal? We took a closer look.

Will the Republican tax proposals be a boon for Americans who currently don't earn enough to pay taxes? Sen. Tim Scott,...

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How much do undocumented immigrants pay in taxes ...

Donald Trump may not have paid federal income taxes for 20 years, but the undocumented immigrants he rails against certainly have, according to the head of a Latino civic engagement organization.

Maria Teresa Kumar, CEO and president of Voto Latino, said on NBC's Meet the Press that "no one is surprised" by the New York Times report on Trump's personal finances and pointed out Trump's...

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Trump says illegal immigrants get $4.2B in tax credits but ...

Trump says illegal immigrants get $4.2B in tax credits but doesn't count their taxes paid

By Linda Qiu on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 4:09 p.m.

Donald Trump attends the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 15, 2015. A position paper that appeared on Trump's website a day later on the country's immigration system. (The New York Times)

After weeks of incendiary rhetoric on illegal immigration, Donald Trump...

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Is Donald Trump the only major-party nominee in 40 years ...

Is Donald Trump the only major-party nominee in 40 years not to release his tax returns?

By Tom Kertscher on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 5:00 a.m.

Donald Trump has resisted calls to release his tax returns, something that is common for presidential nominees over the past 40 years. (Bloomberg photo)

On Sept. 19, 2016, the Wisconsin Democratic Party called on Donald Trump to release his tax...

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NC Gov. Roy Cooper on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina ...

Says North Carolinians are "already paying for" Medicaid expansion, even though the state hasn't expanded Medicaid.

-- Roy Cooper on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 in a speech to business leaders

NC Gov. Roy Cooper on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina: "You're already paying for it."

By Will Doran on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 3:14 p.m.

Roy Cooper delivers a speech in Raleigh, N.C. on Dec....

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Michele Bachmann says $250,000 in gross sales means a tax ...

Michele Bachmann says $250,000 in gross sales means a tax increase.

By Angie Drobnic Holan on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 6:18 p.m.

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., discusses taxes on "Good Morning America."

Tax rates will go up in 2011 unless Congress acts to extend the current rates. Members are talking about voting on the matter before the end of the year.

The sticking point is exactly...

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Ron Paul says federal income tax rate was 0 percent until ...

Ron Paul says federal income tax rate was 0 percent until 1913

By Meghan Ashford-Grooms on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 at 11:31 a.m.

Asked at a recent Republican presidential debate to specify what the highest federal income tax rate should be, the candidates offered various figures: 15 percent from Newt Gingrich, 20 percent from Rick Perry, 25 percent from Mitt Romney, and 28 percent from Rick...

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