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Trump’s Scottish Golf Course Loses Tax Break Meant For Struggling Businesses

While President Donald Trump was enjoying the holidays at his “winter White House” Mar-a-Lago resort, one of his luxury hotel and golf complexes in Scotland was hit with bad news, Newsweek reported. Scotland Finance Secretary Derek Mackay stripped Trump Turnberry of a lucrative tax break that this year amounted to nearly £110,000, which is about $147,000, in business rates relief, the Sunday Herald reported on Saturday. Trump Turnberry will be cut out from the break because the Scottish government announced that starting next year, properties are required to have a “rateable value” of less than £1.5 million ($2 million) to be eligible. Trump’s property, which is one of two luxury golf…