Harris has released her taxes from 2004 to 2018, "making her the most transparent candidate on the ground in matters of personal finance information," said a campaign aide. "This is a stark contrast to President Trump, who refuses to publish his tax returns."
Harris supported congressional legislation requiring the president's tax returns to be made public.
According to Harris' tax returns reviewed by CNN and Tim Steffen, director of Advance Planning at Baird, the California Democrat and her husband's lawyer, Douglas Emhoff, reported an adjusted gross income of $ 1,889,156 for 2018 for 2018. Emhoff, an attorney of entertainment and intellectual property law and a law associate at DLA Piper Law Firm, provides most of the wealth and investment of the couple.
Harris's returns show that she earned $ 157,352 as an American senator. Harris reported a net income of $ 320,125 through her writings – she published earlier this year "The truths we have". In 2018, the couple donated $ 27,259 to a charity. Recipients include the Alma mater from Harris, Howard University ($ 5,000) and South Central Scholars, a scholarship program for high-performing, low-income students. In the last five years, Harris and her husband have paid more than $ 2.2 million in federal taxes, at a tax rate of about 33%. In the 10 years before Harris married, she paid just under $ 350,000 in federal taxes.
Steffen said that prior to the declaration of her marriage in 2014, Harris's statements from the previous decade had a relatively basic tax return. His income while he was in public office also shows a decline as she went from San Francisco attorney to California attorney general. His election to the state office cut him about $ 43,000 from his salary. The salary of the state AG has also dropped from year to year due to wage cuts imposed by the state as a result of the financial crisis.