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‘The Bidens’ annual earnings for 2023 reach nearly 0,000

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President Joe Biden and first lady Dr. Jill Biden have made their joint tax return for 2023 public, revealing that they earned 9,976. Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff also released their tax return, showing an income of 0,299. The White House underscored the value of transparency by upholding the tradition of annual presidential tax return disclosure, subtly contrasting their actions with former President Donald Trump’s decision not to release his tax returns voluntarily during his time in office.

The bulk of the Bidens’ income came from President Biden’s 0,000 salary and pensions, while Dr. Biden earned ,985 from her teaching role at Northern Virginia Community College. The couple reported paying 6,629 in federal income tax in 2023, equating to a tax rate of 23.7%. Additionally, they contributed ,477 to various charitable organizations, including the Beau Biden Foundation, the Fraternal Order of Police, and others focused on various causes.

Harris and Emhoff paid ,570 in federal income tax in 2023, with a tax rate of 19.7%. Their charitable contributions amounted to ,026, benefiting organizations like the DC Central Kitchen, Howard University, and the University of Southern California. Both couples have a track record of sharing their tax returns, with the Bidens disclosing 26 years of returns and Harris releasing 20 years’ worth.

The income of the Bidens and Harris-Emhoff couples has fluctuated over the years, with the Bidens earning 9,514 in 2022, 0,702 in 2021, and 7,336 in 2020. Harris and Emhoff reported an income of 6,918 in 2022 and .6 million in 2021, a year in which they sold a property. Releasing their tax returns signifies a commitment to openness and transparency, with the current first family reinstating the practice of sharing their financial information upon assuming office in 2021.

In essence, the tax returns of both couples epitomize their dedication to transparency and philanthropy. By making their financial activities public, they allow the American populace to grasp how their leaders contribute to society through taxes and charitable giving. The longstanding tradition of unveiling presidential tax returns serves as a beacon for honesty and accountability in public service, setting a benchmark for future leaders to uphold.

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