Candidate for US president from the Republican Party Donald Trump in 1995 declared a loss of nearly a billion dollars. This enabled him to greatly reduce their tax payments over the next 18 years.
This writes The New York Times, which gained access to documents on tax deductions billionaire, not previously published. The publication does not specify whether Trump took advantage of tax benefits.
The organizers of the campaign Trump said the American newspaper illegally obtained documents, but did not deny their contents. Trump's campaign refused to disclose his tax returns, as well as to confirm or refute incurred financial losses, said "Bi-bi-si ".
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said during the first presidential debate that Trump's reluctance to disclose details of its tax history can hide "a terrible thing. " When Clinton accused Trump that he does not pay federal income tax, the Republican nominee said, "It makes me smart. "