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First Family paid $453,770 in federal taxes for 2010 on $1.7 million income

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle reported a joint adjusted gross income of about $1.7 million in 2010 and paid $453,770 in total federal taxes, the White House announced Monday.  They also paid $51,568 in state income taxes in Illinois.

The president and his wife also reported donations to 36 different charities totaling $245,075, with the largest single donation going to the Fisher House Foundation, a program that supports the families of members of the military receiving special medical care.

Their tax returns are online here.

In a blog post, White House communications director Jay Carney wrote that most of the First Family’s income comes from proceeds from sales of the president’s books.

Also releasing their tax information today, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden reported a joint income of about $379,000 and paid $86,626 in federal taxes. They paid about $18,000 in state taxes to Virginia and Delaware, and they donated $5,350 to charity.