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Here's How Much Bidens Paid in Taxes Last Year

Their annual tax return is out

(Newser) - The Bidens marked Tax Day on Monday by releasing their latest annual tax return, which revealed that last year the president and first lady earned an adjusted gross income of $619,976 and paid $146,629 in federal income tax. Their Delaware state income tax bill was $30,908, and...

Leaking Trump Tax Information Results in Maximum Sentence

Former IRS contractor receives 5 years, $5K fine

(Newser) - A former contractor for the Internal Revenue Service who pleaded guilty to leaking tax information to news outlets about Donald Trump and thousands of the country's wealthiest people was sentenced to five years in prison Monday. Charles Edward Littlejohn, 38, of Washington, DC, pleaded guilty to one count of...

Trump Reacts to Release of His Tax Returns

Claims Dems have 'weaponized' his financial records, warns of 'dangerous 2-way street'

(Newser) - Six years' worth of tax returns for Donald Trump were publicly released Friday, and the former president isn't waiting for analyses to come in from all of the eyes poring over the documents. In a statement released via a short Twitter thread by spokeswoman Liz Harrington, Trump defended the...

Trump's Tax Returns Just Dropped. The Pros Are Ready

Tax experts will look for charity donations, real estate income and losses

(Newser) - Earlier this month, the Democrat-controlled House Ways and Means Committee voted to release a report on Donald Trump's tax returns. That day has now come: On Friday, the panel publicly released those returns, "pulling back the curtain" on six years' worth of tax records (2015-2020) for the former...

Trump Tax Returns to Be Released Friday

Move will come days before GOP takes control of House

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump's tax returns will be released to the public by the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday, days before the new Congress is seated and Republicans gain control of the influential committee. The documents to be released on Friday will include the former president's...

IRS Failed to Audit Trump for First 2 Years in Office: Report

House Ways and Means Committee releases report on findings

(Newser) - Hours after the House Ways and Means Committee voted to release six years of former President Trump's tax returns, it released a 29-page report on its findings regarding the Internal Revenue Service's mandatory presidential audit program. The report, which you can read in full here , reveals that the...

House Panel Votes to Release Report on Trump Tax Returns

Democrats will come to regret this, committee's ranking Republican says

(Newser) - The Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee voted along party lines Tuesday to publicly release a report on Donald Trump’s tax returns, which the former president has long tried to shield. Democratic Rep. Richard Neal, the committee's chairman, said supporting materials will be released along with the report....

House Democrats Can Now Access Trump's Tax Returns

Lawmaker says making them public is a possibility

(Newser) - House Democrats now have access to Donald Trump's tax returns—but they don't have control of the House for much longer. The Treasury Department confirmed Wednesday that it has "complied with last week's court decision," ABC reports. The Supreme Court ended a three-year legal battle...

Trump Blasts SCOTUS Over Tax Returns Ruling

Court is 'nothing more than a political body,' complains man who appointed 3 justices

(Newser) - Former President Donald Trump picked one-third of the current Supreme Court justices, giving the nation's top court a conservative supermajority—but he doesn't sound happy with them. In posts on his Truth Social network Wednesday, Trump slammed the court for rejecting his request to block the release of...

SCOTUS: Congress Can Have Trump's Tax Returns

Court refuses to block release of records to House committee

(Newser) - The Supreme Court—without comment or noted dissent—has rejected Donald Trump's request to block the release of his tax records to the House Ways and Means Committee, ending a three-year legal fight. The release was on hold after an emergency appeal from the former president. The Tuesday order...

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SCOTUS Shields Trump Tax Returns, for Now

Chief Justice John Roberts grants temporary stay; House committee must respond to concerns

(Newser) - Update: It's a temporary win for Donald Trump. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday put a temporary hold on the handover of the former president's federal income tax returns to a congressional committee, the AP reports. The order gives the House Ways and Means Committee until...

Bad News for Trump on His Tax Returns

Judge rejects former president's lawsuit to shield them from Congress

(Newser) - Bad news for Donald Trump in his bid to keep his tax returns from Congress: A federal judge dismissed his case, ruling that the Treasury Department can in fact turn them over to Congress. But Judge Trevor McFadden, a Trump appointee, put his ruling on hold for 14 days pending...

Judge: House Panel Can See Some Trump Tax Records

Ruling allows access on issues related to emoluments clause

(Newser) - A judge agreed Wednesday that a House committee has a right to see former President Trump's tax records, within limits. US District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington said the House Oversight Committee may subpoena some of the documents from Trump's accounting firm, Mazars. The former president has fought...

Trump Asks Court to Block Release of Tax Returns

His lawyers say he's being targeted because of his 'political beliefs'

(Newser) - The legal wrangling over Donald Trump's tax returns outlasted his presidency—and it appears set to continue for much of President Biden's administration. Trump's lawyers have asked a federal court to permanently block the Treasury Department from handing his tax returns over to investigators and order an...

Justice Decides Against Trump on Tax Returns

Barring another twist, House panel will receive copies of the documents

(Newser) - The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee with former President Trump's tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday, the Office of Legal Counsel said the committee chairman "has...

Manhattan DA: We've Got Trump's Tax Returns

Sources say Cy Vance's office has 'millions of pages' of documents

(Newser) - A Supreme Court decision earlier this week handed Donald Trump a "significant" defeat, ruling that prosecutors in New York be given eight years' worth of the former president's tax returns and other financials. The ball seems to be quickly rolling on that front: On Thursday, a rep for...

Supreme Court Hands Trump a Big Defeat

Justices clear the way for New York prosecutors to get his tax returns

(Newser) - The Supreme Court handed former President Trump what the AP calls a "significant" defeat on Monday, ruling that Trump must hand over eight years of tax returns and financial records to prosecutors in New York. The decision means that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. will get valuable information...

Trump's Hundreds of Millions in Debt Was Forgiven: NYT

And he paid almost no federal tax on it, records show

(Newser) - President Trump's lenders have forgiven some $287 million in debt that he's failed to repay since 2010, most of that stemming from the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago, the New York Times reports in its latest foray into the president's tax records. Deutsche Bank and...

Court: Trump Still Needs to Hand Over His Tax Returns

Case set to return to SCOTUS

(Newser) - A case involving President Trump's tax returns is set to go to the Supreme Court for the second time this year. A federal appeals court handed Trump yet another defeat in the case Wednesday, ruling that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. can enforce a subpoena ordering Trump's...

Biden Just Released His Latest Tax Returns

Campaign calls it a 'historic level of transparency'

(Newser) - Joe Biden has ensured that only one candidate in Tuesday night's debate is likely to face questions about not releasing tax returns. Biden released his 2019 tax returns Tuesday, hours ahead of the debate, showing that he paid just under $300,000 in federal tax for the year, the...

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