Stories tagged: "Trump taxes"

When news about President Trump's taxes broke, many Americans wondered how he avoided paying anything for years. The answer? Tax breaks and loopholes benefit the rich.
How Trump and America’s Richest Avoid Taxes: They Have Wealth, Not Income

Most taxpayers will never receive the kind of tax breaks given to the wealthy, which expands inequality and hurts the middle class.

President Donald Trump speaking during a news conference at the White House, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
3 Things You Should Know About Trump’s Taxes

The president only paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 and 2017. But that's only one element of what the documents reveal.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon
Supreme Court Rules New York Can Finally Get Trump’s Tax Returns—But Not Congress

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a New York prosecutor has the right to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.