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News ID: 48312
Publish Date: 9:04 - 28 September 2020
Monday, 28 September 2020_US President Donald Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency and zero income taxes in ten of the previous 15 years, a new report reveals.

Trump reportedly paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, zero in 10 previous years"In his first year in the White House, he paid another $750," said The New York Times in a report on Sunday. "As the president wages a re-election campaign that polls say he is in danger of losing, his finances are under stress, beset by losses and hundreds of millions of dollars in debt coming due that he has personally guaranteed. "

It added that the information had been obtained through "tax-return data extending over more than two decades for Mr. Trump and the hundreds of companies that make up his business organization, including detailed information from his first two years in office."

I pay more taxes than Trump does.

RT if you do, too#TrumpTaxReturns #TrumpTaxes pic.twitter.com/7uHqhCKuvd

— Lindy Li (@lindyli) September 27, 2020

The US president responded to the allegation that he has paid no federal income taxes whatsoever in 10 of the past 15 years beginning in 2000.

President Trump denied wrongdoing and attacked the IRS in response to questions about a New York Times investigation into his taxes. https://t.co/Vf5qi7Ugr3 pic.twitter.com/Kx9dj5JKpM

— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 27, 2020

"It's totally fake news," Trump said as he often does when confronted with reports criticizing him.

He further attacked the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), saying, "they treat me very badly."

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