Trump paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.
Trump earned $197 million from appearing on The Apprentice and a further $230 million from deals that followed, tax records show. Trump's campaign said that between 2000 and 2018, during the 14 seasons of The Apprentice, Trump had paid $213,606,575,
However, according to The New York Times, Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes. It also claims Trump had paid no income taxes for ten years because he reported losing much more money than he made. He also said his finances were under stress, beset by losses, and hundreds of millions of dollars in debt. The president's financial disclosures indicated he earned at least $434.9 million in 2018, but the tax filings reported a $47.4 million loss.