Joe Biden, Kamala Harris release 2020 tax returns
May 18, 10:20 / Mənbə: Report.az
US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have released their 2020 tax returns, Report informs referring to the Politico newspaper.
Biden and first lady Jill Biden reported $607,336 in adjusted gross income and more than $157,000 in federal tax paid - an effective federal tax rate of 25.9 percent. Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff reported nearly $1.7 million in adjusted gross income, with $621,893 in federal tax paid - an effective federal tax rate of 36.7 percent.
Biden’s income dropped significantly from 2019, when he reported $985,233 in adjusted gross income.
Part of Biden’s decrease in income can be attributed to earning less in terms of pass-through business income.
Harris and Emhoff’s income dropped sharply over the prior year, but was similar to the amounts they had listed on their 2018 returns, which Harris released as a candidate for president.
In the latest return, much of their income came from Emhoff’s past work at a law firm, DLA Piper, though Harris did report nearly $300,000 income from her 2019 book in addition to her US Senate salary.
Their assets were listed as being between $3.1 million and $7 million.
Biden reported giving more than $30,000 in charitable contributions, including $10,000 to the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children and $5,000 to the Food Bank of Delaware, as well as the International Association of Fire Fighters. Harris reported more than $27,000 in donations to charity.
Biden and Harris also released their annual personal financial disclosures.
Biden’s form showed liabilities of a home mortgage, and two loans of less than $50,000.
Harris’ disclosure form shows close to $360,000 in advances from publishers for her political memoir, “The Truths We Hold.” Biden reported less than $201 in income each from two books.
Harris’ form shows liabilities in home mortgages and a line of credit between $100,001 and $250,000, as well as liabilities for Emhoff in a commercial loan between $500,001 and $1,000,000 and a promissory note between $100,001 and $250,000.
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