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Clinton's social media team kills it (again) with Trump tax calculator


Hillary Clinton's social media team just killed it again with their new Donald Trump tax calculator tool.

Sunday Clinton tweeted: "Try our new tool! See how much you'd pay in federal income taxes if you paid the same as 'billionaire' Donald Trump."

The tweet comes after a New York Times report said Trump may have avoided paying income taxes for 18 years.

The tweet linked to the "Trump's 'Smart' Tax Calculator" on Clinton's website, where you are prompted to enter your annual income to see how much you would pay in federal income taxes if you paid the same as Trump.

Of course, no matter your annual income, the calculator responds saying you wouldn't have paid any federal income taxes.

RELATED: Trump's tax returns reportedly show he could have avoided income taxes for 18 years

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Credit: Hillary for America 

Below the results, Clinton's website notes: "Donald Trump says it's because he's smart. The New York Times says it's because he lost almost a billion dollars. Either way, Donald Trump may have avoided paying federal income taxes for 18 years after losing $916 million in 1995. And Trump really did pay zero, or nearly zero, in federal income taxes in 1978, 1979, 1984, 1991, and 1993. Until we see evidence otherwise, we'll assume it's still zero."

The Clinton campaign also directs any inquiries regarding Trump's taxes to "senior Trump strategist Corey Lewandowski at corey@cnn.com."

Trump fired Lewandowski, who served as his campaign manager, back in June.

Then, Lewandowski was quickly hired as a political commentator for CNN.

This isn't the first time Clinton's social media team has come through in a hilarious way.

Let's take a stroll down memory lane:

In June, Clinton scored a major burn on social media when she responded to Trump after he went after President Obama for backing her in the presidential race.

Trump tweeted: "Obama just endorsed Crooked Hillary. He wants four more years of Obama but nobody else does!"

To that, the Clinton campaign quickly fired back: "Delete your account." 

Twitter, naturally went wild, and that quickly became the campaign's most retweeted post, according to Mashable.

And let's not forget #TrumpYourself, which was launched in July.

The Trump Yourself site takes your Facebook profile photo and turns it into a work of art by placing a Trump insult on top of it. The site included 15 hand-picked insults ranging from "Dopey" to "Major loser with zero credibility."

The latest from the Clinton campaign has us wondering just what they will come up with next.

Jenna Lowenstein, digital director for the Clinton campaign, told Mashable the clever tweets just prove that her staff knows how to "cultivate a voice on the internet."

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