Warren becomes latest 2020 hopeful to release 2018 tax return

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHere are the potential candidates still eyeing 2020 bids Sanders unveils education plan that would ban for-profit charter schools Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off MORE (D-Mass.) released her 2018 tax return on Thursday, becoming the latest 2020 presidential candidate to make details about their personal finances public.

Warren’s return shows that she and her husband, Bruce Mann, earned more than $900,000 in income last year, including $176,280 from her Senate salary and $324,687 from her books. Together, the couple paid a total of $230,965 in taxes.

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Warren hasn’t been shy about releasing her tax returns from past years. In August, the Massachusetts Democrat made public 10 years of tax returns, going back to 2008.

A handful of other 2020 hopefuls have released tax documents in recent weeks, including Sens. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandOvernight Health Care — Presented by Campaign for Accountability — Momentum builds for federal laws enshrining abortion rights | Missouri lawmakers approve bill banning abortions at 8 weeks | Warren unveils plan to protect abortion rights 2020 Dem Seth Moulton calls for expanding cannabis access for veterans Momentum builds behind push to pass laws enshrining abortion rights MORE (D-N.Y.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharInslee gives public option first test in Washington state Momentum builds behind push to pass laws enshrining abortion rights Poll: Biden is only Dem candidate that beats Trump outside of margin of error MORE (D-Minn.). In doing so, candidates are hoping to head off potential criticism over transparency and take an implicit swipe at President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens MORE, who has repeatedly refused to release his tax returns.

“There’s a crisis of faith in government — and that’s because the American people think the government works for the wealthy and well-connected, not for them,” Warren said in a statement.

“And they’re right. I’ve put out eleven years of my tax returns because no one should ever have to guess who their elected officials are working for. Doing this should be law,”

Warren’s latest return shows her income is considerably higher than some of her Democratic opponents. Gillibrand, for example, reported a family income of about $218,000 last year, while Washington Gov. Jay InsleeJay Robert InsleeInslee gives public option first test in Washington state Overnight Energy: Dems dismiss Interior chief's work calendars as 'fake' | Buttigieg climate plan includes carbon tax | Poll finds growing number say climate is crucial 2020 issue Buttigieg climate plan includes carbon tax MORE and his wife earned just under $203,000.

The release of Warren’s 2018 return came a day after Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHere are the potential candidates still eyeing 2020 bids Sanders unveils education plan that would ban for-profit charter schools Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off MORE (I-Vt.), another 2020 contender, said that he would release his tax documents by Monday, the last day to file taxes for 2018.

Sanders has long held out on releasing his tax returns, but has insisted that the documents are “boring” and that there will not be any surprises in his finances.

In an interview with The New York Times on Monday, Sanders acknowledged that he has become a millionaire following the success of his 2016 book, "Our Revolution."