JUST POSTED: The New York Times has obtained 10 years of previously unrevealed figures from Donald Trump's federal income-tax returns - from 1985 to 1994. Trump ran up $1.2 billion in core business losses in the decade we examined. LOTS here 👉
Donald Trump paid no income taxes in 8 of the 10 years we examined. His losses were so big that in 1991 they accounted for fully 1% of all business losses declared that year by individual American taxpayers. w
Exclusive: The New York Times has obtained a decade of Donald Trump’s tax figures. They show over $1 billion in business losses from 1985 to 1994.
“...year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer, The Times found when it compared his results with detailed information the I.R.S. compiles on an annual sampling of high-income earners.“
Trump promised to run our nation like he ran his businesses.
Donald Trump lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 -- more than nearly any other individual American taxpayer. Another huge scoop from &
Breaking: NYT has obtained a decade of Trump's tax figures. They show over $1 billion in business losses from 1985 to 1994.
This is an amazing story but for me the biggest takeaway is the massive amount we still don’t know about Trump’s finances and business dealings in the 25 years that follow the end of this story.
Breaking: "In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer...His core business losses in 1990&1991-more than $250 million...were more than double those of the nearest taxpayers..."
“Year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.”
We did not obtain Donald Trump’s actual tax returns. But we obtained printouts from his official IRS tax transcripts, with the figures from his federal tax form, the 1040, from someone who had legal access to them.
The president is a scammer who is wealthy because his daddy left him so much money he couldnt lose it all at once. But he did his best.
“In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer... His core business losses in 1990 and 1991 — more than $250 million each year — were more than double those of the nearest taxpayers
New tax details from the NYT appear to confirm what many people suspected during the election—Trump’s supposed qualifications as a businessman are all a lie.
NEW: Trump tax figures from 1985 to 1994 show over $1 billion in business losses. Via
Trump was propelled to the presidency, in part, by a self-spun narrative of business success and of setbacks triumphantly overcome. But 10 years of tax information paint a different & far bleaker, picture of his deal-making abilities & financial condition.
During a decade when he claimed to have surpassed all businessman of his age, Donald Trump regularly lost more money than almost any other U.S. taxpayer. New tax return details w/
What a lede: “By the time his master-of-the-universe memoir “Trump: The Art of the Deal” hit bookstores in 1987, Donald J. Trump was already in deep financial distress.”
#BREAKING: NY Times has obtained 10 years of Trump's tax information. The figures show Trump was in the red every single year from 1985-1994, totaling $1.7 billion in losses over the course of a decade. He lost more $ than any other taxpayer in America.
“Numbers show that in ‘85, Mr. Trump reported losses of $46.1 million from his core businesses — largely casinos, hotels and retail space in apartment buildings. They continued to lose money every year, totaling $1.17 billion in losses for the decade.”
This ----> Trump would have gone completely bust if he hadn't hit on a scheme of bluffing investors into thinking he was going to take over companies. "[H]e lost most, if not all, of those gains after investors stopped taking his takeover talk seriously."
Trump said he would run the government like his business, and if you look at the federal budget deficit, he is succeeding.
The New York Times obtained a decade of Donald Trump’s tax figures, which show over $1 billion in business losses from 1985 to 1994. Year after year, he appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.
Every single advocate of means testing, every single critic of "welfare queens," every single person who's ever expressed concerns about the "moral hazard" of bailing out homeowners, and every single frugality guru can f*ck off.
From 1985 to 1994, “year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer” - ultimately losing more than $1 billion of mismanaged or indebted business ventures headed toward bankruptcy.
Year after year, Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer. His core business losses in 1990-91 were more than double those of the nearest taxpayers for those years. ⁦⁩ ⁦
From 1985 to 1994, my father worked his ass off for $15,000 a year - and paid his taxes. Because that is what you’re supposed to do. Honor is due to those like him, and to ⁦⁩ and for this Trump tax blockbuster.
Turns out NBC gave the wrong show. He should have been on The .
The myth of as a successful businessman is over. The truth? He's the largest loser in the IRS system, and the spoiled inheritor of his daddy's real estate empire. #TrumpTaxes
It is unconscionable that Mr. Trump’s dishonest & unethical self promotion has been able to hoodwink so many good Americans who are not among the racists, white supremacists, misogynists & political sycophants following him for amoral leadership.
One. Billion. Dollars. In losses. via ⁦
So hard to believe a guy with six bankruptcy filings and countless failed ventures (Trump Airlines, Trump Steaks, Trump Vodka, Trump Ice, Trump Casinos, Trump Mortgage, Trump magazine, and Trump: The Game, etc.) managed to lose a billion dollars.
"By 1991, they had grown to nearly $418 million, accounting for fully 1 percent of all the losses that the I.R.S. reported had been declared by individual taxpayers that year. " 👀 The population of the U.S. in 1991 was 253 million people.
Well the Times has Trump’s tax data from 1985-1994: “In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.” Again why Deutsche Bank is so important: why were they still lending him money?
In 1995, after years of losses, Donald Trump reported a negative adjusted gross income of $915.7 million. That gave him a tax deduction so substantial it could have allowed him to avoid federal income taxes for almost 2 decades:
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - The New York Times
Our investigation also found that Donald Trump paid no federal income taxes for 8 of the 10 years from 1985 through 1994. His interest income spiked in 1989 at $52.9 million, but the source is a mystery.
NEW: The New York Times has obtained 10 years of President Trump's IRS tax transcripts. Lots of details in this story. Another blockbuster by the incomparable
Breaking: We have the figures from President Trump’s tax returns for 85 through 94, chronicling $1.1 billion in losses. W/
Let's say your Pulitzer Prize-winning colleagues have unearthed new tax information about the president, and need you to make a bar chart to illustrate their findings. Bar charts are easy, right? But there's a catch.
"In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer"
The obtained a decade of President Trump's tax information, showing for that period (1985-1994) Trump was regularly one of the biggest money losers among all American taxpayers: I would love to be able to lose $1.17 billion over ten years!
HUGE SCOOP: Between 1985 and 1994, Donald Trump reported more losses than any other taxpayer in America, some $1.2 billion in total
Tax documents newly obtained by the New York Times show Trump in the red every year from 1985 to 1994, ultimately amounting to $1.17 billion in losses over the course of a decade—more than any other taxpayer in America.
1/ "In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer." Wowza scoop from the NYT
He is a singular businessman after all — not many could lose $1 billion over 10 years.
Trump was not just bad at business .... he was literally the WORST!
“In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.” via
Blockbuster investigation. Trump tax documents show he lost $1.17 billion over 10 years; master of the deal was perpetually going bust. via ⁦
BREAKING: Trump paid NO federal income tax between 1985 and 1994-- an eight year period in which he lost more than $1 BILLION. This is a mess and a half. #ReleaseTheReturns #BillionDollarLoser
One of the arguments made against releasing the president’s tax returns is that people would not be able to really understand them - but it seems like they can be understood (just maybe not in the way he would like)...
This is shocking, said no one ever. Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - The New York Times
In the newest bombshell from the , we have further proof that has been gaming the tax code for DECADES. But even more troubling? There are thousands of Trumps in America gaming a system that is RIGGED to make the rich RICHER.
Oh look, there's also more evidence of lying about donating to charities.
The NYT has obtained 10 years of Trump’s federal tax returns: He appears to have lost more money than any other individual American taxpayer.
“year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer”
"I.R.S. data on one-third of high-income tax returns that year lists only three taxpayers with greater losses"
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses // Shocking.
Meanwhile, Trump’s lawyers argue that Congress has no legitimate interest in obtaining Trump’s more recent tax returns.
“Year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer” via
Trump lost over one billion dollars on his business between 1985-1994. Considering he bankrupted four casinos, this should come as a surprise to no one.
Our first Grifter-American president is not, in fact, good at business
"Mr. Trump was able to lose all that money without facing the usual consequences — such as a steep drop in his standard of living — in part because most of it belonged to others"
President Fyre Festival.
Where were you when they finally published Trump’s tax returns? via ⁦
I don't remember the part of the Trump Tax Cuts that eliminated depreciation write-offs for owners of commercial real-estate....
BREAKING NEWS: NY TIMES OBTAINED A DECADE OF DONALD TRUMP’S TAX FIGURES. THEY SHOW OVER $1 BILLION IN BUSINESS LOSSES FROM 1985 TO 1994
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - The New York Times
And Donald Trump - who presides over all these states lost - on average - over $100 million dollars a year from 1985-'94. Over $100 MILLION DOLLARS !!! Each. And. Every. Year. Dear God! How is that physically possible?!?! #TrumpTaxReturns
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses
Increasingly plausible reason behind Trump's vigorous refusal to release tax documents: they would reveal the emperor has no clothes when it comes to financial prowess. On the "$1.17 billion in losses" from '85-94 alone.
“But 10 years of tax information obtained by The New York Times paints a different, and far bleaker, picture of his deal-making abilities.”
A grifter’s house of lies. American Capitalism at its finest, I guess? Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - ⁦
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses
Criminal leak of Trump’s tax returns. Tell me why this is journalism but Wikileaks isn’t.
It’s crazy that the public got this info only because of a leak to the NYT. There ought to be a statutory or even constitutional right of access to this kind of info relating to presidential candidates.
He’s finally #1 at something: "year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.”
Year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.
In a just world, Trump would be broke and living in a studio apartment, trying to dig out of debt.
Mr. Trump's only talent is to persuade people that he has talent. "Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses" and
So Trump is indeed good at something! Losing money and taking tax breaks for that incompetence: Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - The New York Times
"For the years 1985 to 1994, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer." Terrific work, ! Reminded me of SPY's story in real time, 1990, on his fraudulent and failing financial house of cards.
"In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money [$1.17 billion] than nearly any other individual American taxpayer."
Does this represent a huge business failure, or a huge tax avoidance scheme? Or both? Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses
We've known was a loser for a long time. We just didn't know how big a loser. Turns out, the biggest loser.
For those who don't like long articles, here's the summary of the Times scrutiny of Trump's tax filings from the mid-1980s and early 1990s: "The 10-year total: $1.17 billion in losses." No wonder America is running $1-trillion deficits.
🇺🇸 Interesting research by the New York Times on the Trump tax figures. ‘Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses’
I'm glad no one on this website is dumb enough to argue that the source for this NYT story is just like Julian Assange, who tried to hack a Pentagon computer:
"year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer"
“I am a winner” - Donald Trump (2015) New York Times (2019):
This guy. Is. Our. President.
The biggest loser in the history of the world? via ⁦
Biggest loser! "Year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer."
The. Biggest. Con artist. In American history.
Decade in the Red: #TrumpTax Figures Show Over $1 Billion losses The granular detail of tax results gives a precise of ⁦⁩ financial failures and of the constantly shifting focus characterize his decades in shady business
“In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American Taxpayer. His losses in ‘90-‘91 of over $250 million each year were more than double those of the nearest taxpayers in those years.”
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - The New York Times
“In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer.”
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses
The New York Times obtained a decade of Donald Trump’s tax figures. They show over $1 billion in business losses from 1985 to 1994.
Only a colossal idiot could lose more than a billion dollars investing in New York City real estate, 3 mega-casinos, a pro football team, and a university -- within a 12-year period. What astronomical incompetence.
How embarrassing for a guy who claimed to be a billionaire and master of “the deal.” “In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer...” via
Given yesterday's #Trump financial statement revelations, let's recall the breakthru reporting on the "I'm worth $10 billion -- I'm very very rich" POTUS. Data is everything - - don't you love math?
Quite an NYT investigation into Trump's finances in the 80s and 90s.
Holy shamoleys! "[Trump] continued to lose money every year, totaling $1.17 billion in losses for the decade ['85–'94] ... year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer"
Times investigative reporters Buettner and Craig have done it again.
It seems ⁦⁩ is neither a billionaire nor a millionaire. In all probability he is a thousandaire. via
By the time Donald Trump published The Art of the Deal in 1987, he was experiencing tens of millions of dollars in losses on various business deals.
Stunning. It would have been SO important for voters to know this before voting in 2016. And in 2020.
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses
"In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer"
Not at all surprising. Everything that man touches results in losses - for other people.
"Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer"
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses. is a liar, a should-be felon, *and* a terrible businessman. NYT
The best loser EVER!
Don’t believe the hype. ‘In fact, year after year, Mr. Trump appears to have lost more money than nearly any other individual American taxpayer. . . “
loses $1.17 billion in 10 years (1985 to 1994)
No comment necessary
This is the most detailed look into DT’s business failures I’ve seen: via
“But 10 years of tax information obtained by The New York Times paints a different, and far bleaker, picture of his deal-making abilities and financial condition.”
Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses - The New York Times
Based on new access to tax records NY Times reporting Trump businesses lost a billion $ from 1985 to 1994