PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — The White House says President Trump has filed an extension for his 2017 tax returns, like “many Americans with complex returns.”
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump will file his tax return by the extension deadline of October 15, 2018.
Trump has filed for extensions in years past.
Asked about the president’s decision, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said at an event in New Hampshire that he can’t comment on any individual’s taxes.
But he says that many people who have complicated tax situations do file for extensions.
He says as long as people pay their taxes and follow the law, “there’s nothing wrong with any individual taking advantage of extensions.”
- Trump requests extension to file 2017 tax returns
- Do you need to file a tax extension?
- Attorneys for Tanoos file Interlocutory Order for Immediate Appeal request
- One month left to file taxes
- Tax filing changes you need to know
- Deadline to file taxes is Monday
- Part of extensive collection up for auction
- Vigo County gets extension in jail lawsuit
- IRS payment site fails on tax day, extensions to be granted
- Vincennes tax preparer federally sentenced for false tax returns