NEWSFLASH: “It is possible, however, that Mr. Romney could still deduct the unclaimed amount of his charitable donations in future tax years, experts said.” (The NY Times)
Possible? I’d say that’s an all day reminder on every Romney accountant’s Outlook calendar for 7:00 AM, November 7th. Romney is not about to give up one thin dime — but he has begun to notice, what with the current climate and all, that it might not go over well if his effective tax rate for 2011 was 9%, so they tweaked it to 14.1%. For show. For now.