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UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 9:03 p.m.

House committee files lawsuit for Trump tax returns

A House committee has sued the Trump administration in federal court for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

Trump says voters don’t care about his personal tax returns

President Donald Trump is scoffing at Democrats’ attempts to pry loose his tax returns, saying his refusal to release the records as a candidate didn’t hurt him in 2016 and …

UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m.

New York Senate OKs giving US House Trump state tax return

New York’s Democrat-controlled Senate approved a bill easily Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run …

Dems clash with Trump officials on subpoenas, tax returns

The struggle between House Democrats and the Trump administration over investigations has intensified as a former White House official defied a subpoena and the Treasury Department ignored a deadline for …

Lawrence H. Summers: IRS should release Trump’s tax returns

For the treasury secretary to seek to decide whether to pass on the president’s tax return to Congress would surely be inappropriate and probably illegal.

UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 12:32 p.m.

2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee releases tax returns

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to release his tax returns, while bashing President Donald Trump for refusing such a disclosure.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 7:47 p.m.

Washington could demand tax returns from presidential candidates

Presidential candidates could be required to release their tax returns to appear on the Washington ballot.

House hopefuls draw on Trump’s refusal to reveal tax returns

President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year’s …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 8:51 p.m.

Should states make presidential candidates release taxes?

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are considering requiring presidential candidates to disclose their personal finances before appearing on the primary ballot.

Trump now says he’ll release his taxes – maybe – after he leaves office

The timing of when President Donald Trump might release his taxes continues to change.

UPDATED: Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

New York lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump’s state taxes

New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump’s tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that …

House Democrats want to force Republicans’ hands on Trump’s tax returns

House Democrats want to force Republicans’ hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns – but it remains to be seen how effective posturing can be for the minority.

Ex-sergeant pleads guilty in false tax returns case

A former U.S. Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to using hacked information from four University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees to file false tax returns seeking IRS refunds.

NY lawmakers: Compel Trump to release state tax returns

New York would release the state tax returns for Donald Trump and other New Yorkers holding high office under state legislation crafted by Democratic lawmakers.

Chuck Schumer joins calls for president to release tax returns

The top Senate Democrat on Tuesday joined calls for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, warning that a failure to do so could sink what was a major …

UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:40 p.m.

White House releases Trump tax info ahead of TV report

The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year.

Income tax audits plummet as IRS loses agents to budget cuts

As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low.

House Republicans block bid to force Trump to release tax returns

House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress.

Tax returns could buttress Trump’s claims

If Trump wants Americans to take his assurances about his international business arrangements seriously, releasing his tax information is the starting point.

Millions of families will wait longer for their tax refunds this year

For most taxpayers, the start of the tax season usually means receiving a sizable refund check that can go toward savings, long-needed car repairs or a treat such as a …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

WikiLeaks blasts Trump’s decision to not release taxes, possibly ending a new alliance

In the span of a few years, WikiLeaks, the hacking organization responsible for some of the biggest leaks of classified information in recent history, enjoyed a surge in popularity among …

Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson’s tax returns divide Foreign Relations Committee

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are squaring off over whether the committee should examine Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson’s tax returns as part …

IRS to eliminate more than 7,000 jobs as fewer people file paper tax returns

In Covington, Kentucky, a small city of 40,000 just outside Cincinnati, times could be better. Median household income is just around $35,000. Twenty percent of the population doesn’t have health …

Crowdfunding campaign will donate $6 million to vets if Trump releases tax returns

A 26-year-old Marine Corps veteran has launched a crowdfunding campaign that he says will donate $6 million to veterans organizations if Donald Trump releases his tax returns. The campaign, which …

Pence’s tax returns released; Trump’s still under wraps

Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, on Friday released 10 years worth of tax returns to the press – revealing a modest family income, relative to …

Dana Milbank: Trump wants you to trust him blindly

There’s one sure way to know how beholden Trump is to Putin’s regime: release his tax returns.

Pence to release tax returns next week; no word on release by Donald Trump

Republican vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence is ready to release his tax returns. But don’t expect the same from Donald Trump.

Lewiston firm Presnell Gage notifying clients of information hacks

Lewiston-based accounting firm Presnell Gage is in the process of notifying about 100 individuals or companies that their information may have been hacked during a data breach in the past …

Cynthia M. Allen: Clinton a terribly flawed candidate

Until Trump’s rise during the primaries, Clinton’s weaknesses were widely celebrated among conservatives and nervously downplayed by her supporters. A generic GOP ticket repeatedly beat her by significant margins in …

Clinton releases 2015 tax returns; Trump may feel pressure to do same

Hillary and Bill Clinton earned $10.6 million last year, according to a tax filing released by her campaign Friday that sought to pressure presidential rival Donald Trump to disclose his …