The Nation: Who Owns the President's Papers?

President Nixon's unprecedented disclosure of his personal financial records early this month has not allayed the suspicion that he has reaped unwarranted gain while in office. Last week new controversies erupted:

— Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Sheldon Cohen, a Democrat, said that the President apparently violated IRS rules by improperly listing his $50,000 annual expense account as additional salary. Counted that way, and not as an expense allowance, the sum increased not only Nixon's adjusted gross income but also the size of the maximum tax deduction he could take for charitable contributions. Tax laws limit the maximum charitable deduction to a...

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