5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down

Posted April 19, 2017

"We pay a lot of money in taxes, and he said during the campaign that he didn't pay any and is proud of it".

The poll also noted that 67 percent of Republicans want to see their president's tax returns released, making it clear that an interest in transparency is a mostly bi-partisan issue.

Protesters across the nation are demanding President Donald Trump release his tax returns.

A day after thousands marched in cities across the U.S. to demand the president release his tax returns, Donald Trump used Twitter to say "someone should look into who paid" for the rallies.

"We as Americans have the right to know". In October, the New York Times reported that Trump had declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 federal tax return, citing three pages of documents from the return.

"Grab him by his taxes", protestors reportedly chanted in New York City.

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Trump was the first major party nominee since 1976 not to release his tax returns prior to the election. "We march because it is in the best interest of the American people to know what financial entanglements and conflicts of interest our leaders have".

Rallies were held in more than a dozen cities nationwide Saturday, just days before the deadline for taxpayers to file their returns on Tuesday. Asked for comment Thursday on the Tax March, the White House referred to comments last week from press secretary Sean Spicer, who repeated that Trump is under an IRS audit, but indicated the president has been transparent with his finances.

In South Florida, activists marched to Mr Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, where the president stayed over the weekend.

The Washington, D.C., march began Saturday with a rally at the U.S. Capitol, where Democratic lawmakers called on Trump to stop the secrecy. A day after the massive January 21 women's march in Washington and other cities, comedy writer Frank Lesser tapped out on Twitter, "Trump claims no one cares about his taxes".

"The White House response is he's not going to release his tax returns", Kellyanne Conway said on ABC's "This Week".

North Carolina demonstrators say President Donald Trump's refusal to release his income tax returns makes them wonder what he might be hiding. "Ron Wyden called on Trump to 'knock off the secrecy".