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Elon Musk Applauded Elizabeth Warren Claiming He Paid ‘Zero’ Taxes


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CEO of Tesla Elon Musk Applauded again at Senator Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts, who claimed he paid “zero” in taxes in 2018. Musk pointed to his projected multibillion-dollar tax bill for 2021.

“Elon Musk in 2018, we already saw his tax returns,” Warren said on Sunday. “You know how much he paid in taxes, one of the richest people in the world? Zero.”

Musk paid no federal income taxes in 2018, according to A ProPublica Report. musk It said He lives on loans he takes from Tesla shares he owns through stock options.

Musk says his 2021 tax bill exceeded $11 billion

Musk responded to a Twitter post in which she quoted part of Warren’s claim but deleted the reference to 2018. “You know how much [Elon Musk] Paying taxes, one of the richest people in the world? zero! “

August 13, 2021, Brandenburg, Grunheide: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, stands at the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. (Getty Images)

Musk responded on Twitter, “I’m going to visit the IRS next time I’m in D.C. just to say hi, because I paid the biggest taxes ever in history to an individual last year.” “Maybe I can have a cookie or something…”

For 2021, Musk said he expects to spend more on taxes than some states spend in a single year. He said he would pay More than 11 billion dollars, a number that aligns with a Bloomberg News report that he could face a bill of more than $10 billion if he exercises his stock options. Bloomberg News reported that this amount could be the largest single payment to the Internal Revenue Service.

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Tesla did not immediately respond to an after-hours email asking about Musks’ taxes for 2018 and 2021.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 1, 2021, to unveil a proposed millionaire tax law. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh/AP Newsroom)

Nasdaq He recently published a report indicating which countries listed have the lowest projected GDP in 2021. If Musk’s tweet is to be believed, his check would be larger than the GDPs of Burundi, South Sudan, and Somalia and shy of Mozambique’s projected $13.96 billion in 2021.

He was the CEO of Tesla Previously clap again When Warren claimed he wasn’t paying enough taxes and that he was “evacuating everyone freely.”

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has summoned Tesla again over CEO Elon Musk’s Twitter habits. (Reuters/Michel Tantoussi/file photo/Reuters Photo)

“Stop dropping,” Musk Wrote In response, link 2019 opinion article From political advisor Bradley Blackman, who classifies Warren as a “scam” after her claims of Native American ancestry.


Musk had previously criticized the billionaire tax, say“In the end, other people run out of money and then they come for you.”

Edmund de Marsh of Fox Business contributed to this story.

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