Revealed: How much Buffett made in 2010

Laura Miller

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett has revealed his gross income last year was nearly $63m.

In a letter to US Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp, Buffett revealed his adjusted gross income last year was $62,855,038. His taxable income was $39,814,784, and Buffett said he paid $15,300 in payroll taxes. The disclosure is part of the Sage of Omaha's campaign to get the US Congress to raise taxes on the super rich. In his letter Buffett told Huelskamp: "I hope you suceed in getting the ultra rich - who, as a group, are paying less of their income to the federal government than their receptionists - to share in the sacrifice many millions of other Americans will soon be aske...

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