Editorial: Polis aggressively avoided federal income tax and tried to hide it

The Denver Post: Revelations that Gov. Jared Polis paid zero federal income tax in 2013, 2014, and 2015 felt like a gut punch.

We knew Polis, a wealthy business owner who lives in Boulder County, had gone years without paying federal income tax. The Denver Post reported on the tax documents he released in 2008 while he ran for Congress.

But we didn’t know the lengths he went to, to avoid paying his fair share of taxes.

Now that we know, it casts everything in a different light.

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