Federal Income Tax Paid While in Office

Enjoyed this Reddit Post from the subreddit r/DataIsBeautiful:

Thanks, Obama!

The explanation for the spike in Obama’s first disclosed year of income taxes is given here:

He had books that had been on sale for a while. They got wildly popular when he started his campaign pretty much. Then of course he had to pay taxes on all those royalties the following year – while he was in office.

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