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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 13, 2001
President and Mrs. Bush Release 2000 Tax Return
President and Mrs.George W. Bush have reported net taxable income of $744,682 for the tax year 2000. This resulted in a total of $240,342 in federal income taxes paid by President and Mrs. Bush.
The President's 2000 income includes his state salary as Governor and investment income from the state and federal blind trusts in which their assets are held.
President and Mrs. Bush contributed $143,300 to churches and charitable organizations in 2000. Of the total charitable contributions, $75,000 represents royalties from the President's book, A Charge to Keep, which were donated evenly to the following charities: the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts of America, The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Girls Inc (formerly the Girls Club of America).