For decades, a certain class of New Yorkers has sparred with the taxman, insisting they shouldn’t be taxed as city residents because their primary residence is elsewhere. Allen Weisselberg is alleged to have played this game too and to have avoided more than $200,000 in city taxes by falsifying his address for years, according to a 15-count indictment unsealed Thursday.
Weisselberg, Donald Trump’s longtime financial chief, lived in the West Side apartment complex formerly known as Trump Place, and the Trump Organization paid his rent, utility, cable and even garage bills. Weisselberg failed to report these benefits as income on his tax return and failed to pay $210,923 in taxes owed the city
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