NY Occasions: Trump paid $750 in U.S. revenue taxes in 2016, 2017


President Donald Trump paid no federal revenue taxes in 10 of the previous 15 years, based on a report Sunday in The New York Occasions.
Trump, who has fiercely guarded his tax filings and is the one president in fashionable instances to not make them public, paid $750 in taxes to the federal authorities the yr he was elected, 2016, and $750 once more his first yr in workplace.
The disclosure, which the Occasions mentioned comes from tax return knowledge it obtained extending over 20 years, comes at a pivotal second forward of the primary presidential debate Tuesday, and weeks earlier than a divisive election.
A lawyer for the Trump Group, Alan Garten, and a spokesperson for the Trump Group didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from The Related Press on the report.
Garten instructed the Occasions that “most, if not all, of the info look like inaccurate.”
He mentioned in a press release to the information group that the president “has paid tens of tens of millions of {dollars} in private taxes to the federal authorities, together with paying tens of millions in private taxes since asserting his candidacy in 2015.”


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