Tax Policy Center


President Obama's 2015 1040

Every year since Richard Nixon was in office, the President has made public his federal income tax return. Anybody who has ever filed her own taxes knows, however, that the 1040 is not easily deciphered. And a president’s tax return can be particularly complicated.

This interactive tool is here to help. Hover over different lines from the President's tax returns to find out what each number means. Still not satisifed? Click on select lines to learn things such as how much President Obama made on book royalties and what kind of tax breaks he uses.

Want to learn even more about the 1040 itself? Check out TPC's other 1040 tools here and here