The Washington Times - April 4, 2008, 04:47PM
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TAXES PAID: $33,783,507\ \ The Clintons paid $33,783,507 in federal taxes - 31% of their adjusted gross income. According to the most recent data available from the IRS, in 2005 taxpayers earning $10,000,000 or more paid on average 20.8% of their adjusted gross income in taxes.\ \ CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS: $10,256,741\ \ The Clintons donated $10,256,741 to charity - 9.5% of their adjusted gross income. According to the most recent data available from the IRS, in 2005 taxpayers earning $10,000,000 or more contributed 3.1% of their adjusted gross income in cash contributions to charity. Information about the Clinton Family Foundation, including a list of charities to which the Clintons contributed through the Foundation, is available online in the Foundation’s publicly available tax returns (www.foundationcenter.org).\ \ AFTER TAX EARNINGS: $57,157,297\ \ CUMULATIVE TOTAL(GROSS) INCOME: $109,175,175\ \ Including, among other items: \ \ Senator Clinton’s Senate Salary: $1,051,606\ President Clinton’s Presidential Pension: $1,217,250\ Senator Clinton’s Book Income: $10,457,083\ President Clinton’s Book Income: $29,580,525\ President Clinton’s Speech Income: $51,855,599\ \ SENATOR CLINTON’S BOOK INCOME: $10,457,083\ \ Senator Clinton’s book income is comprised of earnings for Living History ($10,267,895), including an $8,000,000 advance, and It Takes a Village ($189,188). The earnings for It Takes a Village were donated to charity. Since the release of It Takes a Village in 1996, Senator Clinton has donated over $1,100,000 to charity.\ \ PRESIDENT CLINTON’S BOOK INCOME: $29,580,525\ \ President Clinton’s book income is comprised of earnings for My Life ($23,280,525), including a $15,000,000 advance, and Giving ($6,300,000). The President donated $1,000,000 of his income from Giving in 2007 to charity.\ \ PRESIDENT CLINTON’S SPEECH INCOME: $51,855,599\ \ NOTE: The figures in this summary include 2007 estimates.
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Christina Bellantoni, national political reporter, The Washington Times