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Ivana Trump buried at Trump golf course: 'Obviously this is tax evasion' |  Abroad

Ivana Trump buried at Trump golf course: ‘Obviously this is tax evasion’ | Abroad

When Donald Trump presented plans in 2017 to build several cemeteries on the grounds of Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, all of the American media already questioned this. Among other things Washington Post Gave her a lot of attention. Until then, Trump has indicated that the golf course’s first hole will be a cemetery where he and his family members will be laid after their death.

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Donald Trump on his golf course in New Jersey.

Donald Trump on his golf course in New Jersey.

rumors

That cemetery was now used for the first time. Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of the former president and mother of Ivanka, was buried after her death. This restarted the rumor mill about the privately located tomb. Some media and journalists have expressed doubts. Phoebe Wall Howard from USA Today He went further. New Jersey law states that you do not have to pay taxes on a plot of land on which a cemetery is located. So Ivana Trump’s home is a tax break for Trump.”

Not the first time

Brooke Harrington, professor of sociology at Dartmouth University, now agrees. At first I was very skeptical about the rumors that Trump set up that cemetery to evade taxes. But now that you’ve looked at the New Jersey tax code, there’s no denying it. It’s three times the tax evasion. Property tax, income tax, value-added tax, he doesn’t have to pay them all.” The law does not say how many people must be buried for a plot of land to be a cemetery. One is enough.

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Donald Trump at his ex-wife's funeral.

Donald Trump at his ex-wife’s funeral.

Trump himself has yet to respond to these allegations. This is not the first time he has been accused of tax evasion. An investigation into his financial dealings is still ongoing.