OPINION

Only little people pay taxes

Leona Helmsley, wealthy New York City businesswoman and hotel magnate, went to trial in 1989 on charges of income tax evasion. Helmsley famously said, “Only little people pay taxes.”

A jury of taxpaying little people was not impressed and Helmsley went to Federal prison.

Now a wealthy (at least he says he is) New York City businessman and hotel magnate named Donald Trump is exposed for not paying taxes.

Trump has argued for years that he can’t speak about his taxes because they are under audit. It is time the audit end and the indictment begin. Little people can decide the outcome.

David Helman

Salem

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