George and Laura Bush 2008 tax returns

SHARE George and Laura Bush 2008 tax returns

The Bushs’ 2008 tax returns

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

(Crawford, Texas)

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For Immediate Release April 11, 2008

PRESIDENT AND MRS. BUSH RELEASE 2007 TAX RETURN

President and Mrs. George W. Bush reported taxable income of $719, 274 for the tax year 2007. This resulted in a total of $221,635 in federal income taxes paid by President and Mrs. Bush.

The President’s 2007 income included salary earned as President and investment income from the trusts in which the President and Mrs. Bushs assets are held. The tax return also reports a $150,000 advance received by Mrs. Bush for the childrens book she co-authored with Jenna Bush. Mrs. Bush donated all net proceeds from the advance to Teach for America and the New Teachers Project.

President and Mrs. Bush contributed a total of $165,660 to churches and charitable organizations, including the Crawford Volunteer Fire Department, Susan G. Komen For the Cure, Malaria No More Fund, Marthas Table, and St. Johns Church.

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