Biden Had Income of $610,702 in 2021—And Gave $3,400 (or 0.55%) to Catholic Churches and Charities

By CNSNews.com Staff | April 19, 2022 | 1:20pm EDT
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(CNSNews.com) - President Joe Biden and his wife Jill have released their 2021 federal income tax return, which shows that they had a total income of $610,702 for the year and that they gave $3,400 of that—or 0.55 percent—to Catholic Churches and a Catholic charity.

According to the first page of their tax return, the Bidens had a total income of $610,702. With itemized deductions worth $42,290, they were able to reduce their taxable income to $568,412.

Those $42,290 in itemized deductions included a $10,000 deduction for state and local taxes, $14,896 for home mortgage interest payments, and $17,394 for deductible contributions.

This total of $17,394 in deductible contributions was itemized on Statement 5 of the Bidens’ tax return and included $5,000 to the Beau Biden Foundation; $3,194 to Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors; $2,000 for NoVa, $1,000 for Cranston Heights Fire Company, $1,000 for Ministry of Caring.

It also included $2,200 for St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., $550 for Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., and $50 for St. Edmonds Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

It additionally included $600 for the St. Patrick’s Center, a Catholic food kitchen and homeless shelter in Wilmington, Del.

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