Trump paid no federal income taxes in 2020, records show

Former President Donald Trump.
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After a yearslong legal fight, the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday released a report on the tax returns of former President Donald Trump, which showed that the former president paid $1.1 million in federal income taxes during his first three years in office — but none in 2020.

The released records documented Trump's finances from 2015 through his time in the White House. An analysis of the Ways and Means Committee's report by The New York Times showed that he began his presidency "suffering the sort of large business losses that had defined much of his career and paid almost nothing in income tax."

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