How Much Did the President and Vice President Pay in Taxes in 2014?

The president and vice president have released their tax returns for 2014 showing their total incomes and effective tax rates.

The president and vice president have released their 2014 tax returns.

The Obamas reported reported an adjusted gross income of $477,383 and paid $93,362 in total tax, or 19.6%. They also donated $70,712 of their income to 33 different charities. The Obamas also paid $22,640 in state income tax according to their Illinois return.

The Bidens filed joint federal and combined Delaware income tax returns. They reported adjusted gross income of $388,844 and paid $90,506 in total federal taxes, or 23.3%. Their Delaware income tax bill was $13,661. Dr. Jill Biden also paid $3,777 in Virginia income tax. The Bidens contributed  $7,380 to charity.

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