Making good on a promise he made in Thursday night’s CNN debate, Bernie Sanders released tax returns on Friday evening that showed he and his wife Jane made a little over $200,000 in 2014.
The Vermont Senator paid about $27,653 in taxes, about 13.4% of his total income, according to the tax returns. The couple made a little over $8,000 in charitable donations, according to the seven-page document released by the campaign.
“Unfortunately, I remain one of the poorer members of the United States Senate,” Sanders said during Thursday night’s debate, previewing the release of his tax returns.
Most of Sanders’ income came from his $174,000 Senate salary. Jane made $4,900 working as a commissioner for the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission.
Sanders has yet to release his tax returns from 2015, saying in Thursday’s debate that he has been “a little bit busy lately.” Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton challenged Sanders to release his returns after he said she should release a transcript of her paid Wall Street speeches.
“I’ve released 30 years of tax returns,” Clinton said on Thursday. “And I think every candidate, including Senator Sanders and Donald Trump, should do the same.”
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Sanders had a net worth of $460,000 in 2012, making him the 84th wealthiest person in the U.S. Senate. Sanders has assailed Clinton for her paid Wall Street speeches, including speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs.