Financial Disclosure Outlines Trump's Claimed Assets, Income

Image: Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene Oregon
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene, Oregon, U.S. on May 6, 2016.JIM URQUHART / Reuters

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By Carrie Dann

A personal financial disclosure document filed by Donald Trump shows that the business mogul claims a 2015 income of hundreds of millions of dollars made up of revenue from his golf and resort properties, his real estate holding and royalties.

Trump said in a press release late Tuesday that the documents showed an income exceeding $557 million.

The documents submitted to the Federal Election Commission list his most famous properties as some of his richest sources of income. Trump claimed about $30 million in income from Mar-A-Lago resort, $132 million from his golf resort at Doral, $44 million in condo sales at Trump Park Avenue and about $13 million in income from his Central Park ice rink.

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald TrumpLUCAS JACKSON / Reuters

He also claimed nearly $50 million in income from the revenues and sale of the Miss Universe franchise.

Trump reported earning between $50,000 and $100,000 in royalties for his most often-referenced book, "The Art of the Deal." And he claims between $1 million and $5 million in royalties for his most recent written work, “Crippled America.”

The FEC document also shows liabilities including mortgages on real estate properties like Trump Tower, as well as loans of $50 million or more incurred in 2015 for projects at 40 Wall Street and at the Old Post Office in Washington D.C.

The FEC form requires that candidates disclose a range but not specific dollar amounts for the value for assets and liabilities (including a maximum category of "over $50,000,000"), so the document does not allow a detailed tally of Trump's approximate net worth.

Trump has also been under fire for failing to release his tax returns, which would allow for a much more thorough accounting of his assets and his taxation rate. Completion of the FEC form is mandated for presidential candidates.