Abigail Disney has made available for download her article, “I Was Taught From a Young Age to Protect My Dynastic Wealth,” published in The Atlantic. The article begins as follows:
When ProPublica published its report last week on the tax profiles of 25 of the richest Americans, jaws dropped across the United States. How was it possible that plutocrats such as Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett could pay nothing in income taxes to the federal government? What sneaky sleights of pen, what subterfuge, what acts of turpitude could have led to this result?
The shock stems, in part, from a disturbing reality: Nowhere does ProPublica assert that these men cheated, lied, or did anything felonious to lower their tax burdens. The naked fact of the matter is that not a single one of the documented methods and practices that allowed these billionaires to so radically minimize their tax obligations was illegal.
To see the full article, click: “I Was Taught From a Young Age to Protect My Dynastic Wealth” by Abigail Disney
Posted by Anthony Tran, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal