Donald Trump’s leaked 1995 tax return shows loss so enormous ‘he could have avoided paying taxes for years’ | The Independent

The Independent reports Donald Trump declared a loss so substantial on his struggling businesses in 1995 that they may have ensured that he would be freed from paying income tax to the federal government for a full 18 years, citing evidence from the NYT. The Independent suggests that the NYT threw a grenade in the race for president late on Saturday, publishing the Manhattan mogul’s tax return in full for that year showing his then stumbling business empire, principally of hotels and casinos, had reported a shocking loss of $916 million to the tax authorities.

Source: Donald Trump’s leaked 1995 tax return shows loss so enormous ‘he could have avoided paying taxes for years’ | The Independent

Apart from Trump’s tax affairs, there’s the issue of who bankrolled his failing business empire?

Thoughts?

New law to muzzle whistleblowers | EurActiv

This is a worrying story published by EurActiv. It’s a recommended read. Check it out!

via New law to muzzle whistleblowers | EurActiv.

It looks like the corporate lobby is alive and well in Europe, with potential whistleblowers on the ropes.

Let me ask an open question:

Should  whistleblowers have greater legal protection in Europe?

Thoughts?