April 15th, 2010
04:56 PM ET

Obamas reveal how much they made

The first family paid $1.79 million in federal taxes for 2009 on adjusted gross income of $5.5 million, mostly from the sale of President Barack Obama's books, the White House announced Thursday.

Obama and first lady Michelle Obama reported $329,100 in donations to 40 different charities, with the largest reported contributions being $50,000 each to CARE and the United Negro College Fund, according to their federal tax return posted on the White House Web site.

In addition, Obama donated the $1.4 million Nobel Prize money to 10 charities, the White House said.

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