Donald Trump’s tax returns have been released

On Friday, after a long legal battle, the former Republican president’s tax returns Donald Trump made public by A US parliamentary committee. Former President who started A new race for the 2024 White HouseUnlike all its predecessors since the 1970s, it does not want to report its tax returns, raising many questions about their content.

In mid-December, a parliamentary committee voted in favor of releasing six years of the billionaire’s tax returns between 2015 and 2020. According to the American television channel CNN Donald Trump paid $1.1 million in federal income tax in 2018 and 2019, $750 in 2017 and $0 in 2020, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation report.

These statements “only once again show my success.”

A panel of elected officials had been seeking documents sent by the billionaire to tax authorities for three years in between, which he denied. The Supreme Court finally ruled in their favor at the end of November. Donald Trump strongly condemned the decision in a press release to CBS on Friday, though he assured that the statements “represent my victory.”

Their release is a further setback for the former White House tenant, who has already been the subject of numerous investigations into the management of his archives and his financial affairs in New York.

The Trump Organization has been accused of tax evasion

Donald Trump’s lack of transparency, making his wealth a campaign argument, has fueled years of speculation about the extent of his fortune or conflicts of interest.

His family business, the Trump Organization, has not investigated the former Republican president since an investigation in New York in early December accused him of financial and tax fraud.

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A separate congressional report on U.S. tax officials shows that the latter are not following all of Donald Trump’s orders. “This is a colossal failure of the American tax authorities,” condemned Democrat-elect Richard Neal, chairman of the committee.

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