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Home - by - April 13, 2012 - 16:40 America/New_York - 13 Comments

Obama’s effective tax rate lower than HIS SECRETARY! I guess he got there through  loopholes.

White House Dossier

President Obama paid a total federal tax rate in 2011 on adjusted income of $789,674 that may be lower than that of his secretary, even though she earned substantially less.

Obama has spent the past week touting the Buffett Rule, which calls on those who make $1 million – just a little more than Obama made – to pay at federal tax rate of at least 30 percent. The rule was inspired by Buffett’s comment that he paid a lower tax rate than his secretary.

The most recent information about salary regarding Obama’s secretary is for his former secretary, Katie Johnson, who is listed by the White House as having made $90,000 in 2010.

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» 13 Comments

  1. bitterclinger

    April 13th, 2012

    See, he has lots in common with the odious Warren Buffett.

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  2. AmericanLass

    April 13th, 2012

    Wonder how the White House is going to spin this.

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  3. BillyShaft

    April 13th, 2012

    We already have a Buffett rule: it is called AMT – Alternative Minimum Tax.

    Why isn’t Obama paying at least the 26-28% AMT?

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  4. old_oaks

    April 13th, 2012

    Wasn’t The Odumbler just a couple years ago going on and on about the rich, “like him,” who are not paying their fair share?

    At the time wasn’t he bragging about making $4.5 MILLION, mostly because of his book sales?

    Why is he only clocking a measly 3/4 million $ now?

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  5. Maudie N Mandeville

    April 13th, 2012

    adjusted income? Just think of all the women, children and minorities who are going to die in the gutters of America this year bc the Obama’s used a tax man to use legal ‘loopholes’ in the law to reduce their liability. How many Flukes will have to buy their own rubbers and pay for their own abortions bc of the Obama greed?

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  6. Mr. Pinko

    April 13th, 2012

     
  7. eternal cracker p

    April 13th, 2012

    can we just PLEASE adopt a FLAT TAX?

    END this absurdity. On both sides.

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  8. Nutjob

    April 13th, 2012

    Apparently the IRS didn’t leave him an address he can pay the additional 10% to.

    Leading by example….hypocrisy.

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  9. I Luv Bacon

    April 13th, 2012

    Jusst suck my dick and call it even, but I do not want to catch whatever fag disease he got.

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  10. Alpha Maser

    April 13th, 2012

    The U.S. tax code is a maze of corruption. It needs to go faster than Obama.

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  11. PAvolley

    April 14th, 2012

    Heh, I wonder if this contribution fell under the charitable giving:

    “President Obama and his wife, Michele, gave a total of $48,000 in tax-free gifts to their daughters, according to tax records made public on Friday.

    The president and his wife separately gave each daughter a $12,000 gift under a section of the federal tax code that exempts such donations from federal taxes.”

    WTF

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  12. Mr Pinko

    April 14th, 2012

    media finds a loophole

    Obama likely paid higher tax rate than Romney in 2011

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  13. Anonymous

    April 14th, 2012

    Really now. Just pay your share Mr. President.

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