The controversy over the president's tax returns reignited when … Thank you for supporting our journalism. In 2016, the Washington Post reported a prior auditof Trump's tax returns for 2002 through 2008 by the IRS which was "closed administratively by agreement with the I.R.S. © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. © 2020 BBC. ET | Register Now >>. Ron Klain has served as an aide to Joe Biden since the 1980s on the Senate Judiciary Committee. For lots of reasons! "statutory!" Whoa boy. Video, The Russian provinces buckling under Covid-19, New Yorker fires Jeffrey Toobin for exposing himself on Zoom, Coronavirus: New York imposes measures in 'last chance' against new wave, Joe Biden picks Ron Klain as White House chief of staff, Hong Kong: China says opposition walkout is open challenge, TripAdvisor warns users over Thai hotel that legally pursued reviewer, Australia may prosecute soldiers over Afghanistan 'war crimes', US election: Gulf Arab leaders face new reality after Biden victory. More than five years into his life as a politician, President Donald Trump still has no good answer on why he continues to refuse to release any of his past tax returns. Upcoming Webinar: Inside the Best Hospital Rankings, Inside the Best Hospital Rankings: Nov. 13 | 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. DONALD TRUMP has fired back at reports claiming he paid no income tax for 10 of the last 15 years, branding it "fake news". The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. We rate this claim as FALSE. Trump accidentally revealed a *lot* about his taxes. In the Trump v. Mazars case, which was also a 7-2 ruling, the court sent the case back down to the lower courts, arguing that the House's "approach would leave essentially no limits on the congressional power to subpoena the president's personal records." ET | Register Now >>, It’s unclear if President Donald Trump's tax returns will be made public before the 2020 election in November.The Associated Press. If you want to peruse what's out there, Tax Notes, a website that provides news and analysis on tax issues, has a record of every return released by recent candidates. Read about our approach to external linking. "Given these safeguards and the Court's precedents, we cannot conclude that absolute immunity is necessary or appropriate under Article II or the Supremacy Clause," Roberts wrote in the majority opinion in the Trump v. Vance case. "We reaffirm that principle today and hold that the President is neither absolutely immune from state criminal subpoenas seeking his private papers nor entitled to a heightened standard of need.". In the wake of the bombshell New York Times report over the weekend that revealed just how little Donald Trump has paid in federal income taxes over the … They did so even though someone acted illegally when he gave the Times the returns. The article also confirms that Trump's accountants made the best of every law and loophole available to keep their clients' money from going to the government. (CNN)President Donald Trump is the only modern American president to never release any of his tax returns -- either while running for office or during his time in office. Like, none.