Attorney General Schuette reports income of about $300,000 last year, paid $55,000 in taxes

bug


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Organizations:

Subjects:

 


LANSING, Michigan — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his wife reported income of about $300,000 last year.

Schuette released a summary of his 2014 federal tax return Friday. He and wife Cynthia reported about $68,000 in charitable donations and paying nearly $55,000 in federal, state and local taxes.

The 61-year-old Schuette has mostly worked in public office as an elected or appointed official since 1985. He makes roughly $112,000 a year as attorney general.

The couple reported about $115,000 in dividend income, $35,000 in capital gains and nearly $41,000 from pensions and annuities.

An independent trustee manages the couple's financial assets to avoid a conflict with his job as attorney general.

Schuette says he voluntarily releases tax information to "ensure that the public knows that I am serving them and not myself."

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.