They opened an investigation into the tax fraud claim

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The trials for the one who is now the president of the United States are coming, this after two judicial investigations, one criminal and one civil, have been opened in the state of NY for alleged tax fraud of President Donald Trump and of his companies and others linked to his family, which could have procured inappropriate deductions from the president.

Both probes have now been expanded and have issued subpoenas to the Trump Organization in recent weeks for records on those consulting fees and tax deductions, according to a New York Times report published Thursday.

The subpoenas were issued after a Times investigation into decades of Trump's tax records revealed that the president had paid no federal income taxes for years and his company deducted $26 million in questionable consulting fees.

She tweeted on Friday in response to the report: "This is harassment pure and simple". There is no indication that his daughter is a focus of either inquiry, which the Trump Organization has derided as politically motivated. They know very well that there's nothing here and that there was no tax benefit whatsoever. "These politicians are simply ruthless", Ivanka tweeted Thursday. The estimated $30 million in Trump tax write-offs nearly match fees paid to Ivanka's firm.

The offices of the district attorney and the attorney general declined to comment.

Some of those fees appear to have been paid to Ivanka Trump, The Times found.

It is worth mentioning that in 2017, the statement indicated the deduction for consulting costs of $ 747,622, which precisely coincided with income in other documents declared by Ivanka Trump through a company in which he is a co-owner.

The recent claims are the most severe allegations placed on Trump as he heads out of the White House.

According to the newspaper, such steps were taken by the prosecutor's office after information appeared in late September that Trump had not paid federal income tax for ten years.

The probes are two of several legal entanglements likely to intensify when Trump leaves office and loses immunity from prosecution. While companies can deduct professional fees, the Internal Revenue Service requires that consulting arrangements be market-based and reasonable, as well as "ordinary and necessary" to running a business.

Alan Garten, the general counsel for the Trump Organization slammed the subpoenas as 'just the latest fishing expedition in an ongoing attempt to harass the company'.

"Everything was done in strict compliance with applicable law and under the advice of counsel and tax experts", he added. "All applicable taxes were paid, and no party received any undue benefit".

Prosecutors have made a list of what Trump can face, including insurance fraud, tax fraud, or schemes to defraud - the equivalent of a federal bank fraud charge.



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