Blog for Democracy has an insightful post on Deal’s tax returns- namely, that they raise more questions than they resolve:

I think a reasonable assumption is that, upon being elected to Congress, some arrangement is struck between Deal and his partner to defer or otherwise treat his stake in the business differently.  I mean, how else could you explain an immediate drop of ~125K in annual income?  Where did it go? What was the arrangement that allowed for that to happen?

Read the whole thing. Now.