“He has not paid any income tax in ten of the previous 15 years, largely because he declared more losses than income,” the American daily wrote.

The tax statements of the former real estate businessman who became president and candidate for re-election in November are at the center of a legal battle, with Donald Trump refusing to publish them, contrary to custom.

“The New York Times has been collecting tax information for more than 20 years about Donald Trump and the hundreds of companies that make up his group, including detailed information about his first two years in power. These do not include personal income tax returns for 2018. or 2019, “said the newspaper, which promised new revelations in the coming days.

Unlike all his predecessors since the 1970s, Donald Trump, whose family group is not listed on the stock exchange and has made his fortune a campaign argument, refuses to publish his tax returns and fights for justice. prevent them from being disclosed, he writes Agerpres.

Its lack of transparency fuels speculation about the order of magnitude of its assets or potential conflicts of interest.

Donald Trump: “It’s completely false, it’s inventions”

The White House leader says the information published by The New York Times is false.

“It’s fake news, it’s completely fake, it’s inventions. In fact, I paid taxes, you’ll see after I get the tax returns. I’ve been under audit. I’ve been under audit for a long time. The tax office doesn’t treat me well at all. Try and The New York Times to create a topic. I do everything I can and that’s not one of the worst. I read so many fake topics. They’re so liars, “said Donald Trump.