Joe Biden and his wife Jill, as well as Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, have released information on their earnings for 2021.
Biden earned $ 610,702 and paid 24.6 percent of that amount in the name of the federal income tax – $ 150,439, reports the Voice of America.
As president, Joe Biden earned $ 378,333, slightly less than the $ 400,000 projected presidential salary since taking office in January.
His wife, Jill, earned $ 67,116 while working as a college teacher in Virginia.
They donated 2.8 percent of the total income to charity – $ 17,384, plus $ 5,000 to the Bo Biden Foundation, which works to prevent child abuse.
US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff reported revenue of $ 1,666,563 and paid 31.6 percent, or $ 523,371, in federal taxes.
Emhoff left the law firm where he worked in 2021, and his partners are paying his property income, the White House said.
Last year, Kamala’s husband, Harris, received $ 582,543 from his law firm.
Emhoff, who now teaches at Georgetown University, and Kamala Harris earned a total of $ 380,288 and received an additional $ 319,000 from the sale of a house in San Francisco.
The US Vice President earned 386,713 dollars from the sale of her book in 2021, and together with her husband donated about 1.3 percent of the total income, i.e. 22,000 dollars for humanitarian purposes.