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What Tax Returns Really Reveal About Presidential Candidates03:37
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Protesters hold signs in front of Donald Trumps new Trump International Hotel to demand that he release his tax returns, May 24, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Protesters with the group Americans United For Change, challenged Trump to release his returns and reveal how much he profited off Americans misfortune during the housing crisis.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Protesters hold signs in front of Donald Trumps new Trump International Hotel to demand that he release his tax returns, May 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. Protesters with the group Americans United For Change, challenged Trump to release his returns and reveal how much he profited off Americans misfortune during the housing crisis. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee introduced a bill today that would require presidential candidates to release at least three years of their most recent tax returns.

The legislation comes as likely Republican nominee Donald Trump continues to receive criticism for not releasing his returns, although an aide with the campaign said Tuesday that the returns would be made public once the Internal Revenue Service concludes an audit.

Roberton Williams of the non-partisan Tax Policy Center speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about the history of candidate tax returns and what exactly they reveal.

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This segment aired on May 25, 2016.

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