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Website releases taxes paid by Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land

Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land speaks.
Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land speaks.

WASHINGTON D.C. (WTVB) -The Huffington Post is reporting that U.S.Senate Candidate Terri Lynn Land, who at $33 million in net worth is the wealthiest Senate candidate in this election cycle, paid only $1,200 in income taxes in 2012, and about $2,000 last year. Land, who is running against Congressman Gary Peters for the current seat of Senator Carl Levin, reported her actual income at just under $45,000 thousand dollars in 2012, and about $90,000 last year, filing separately from her husband, who works for the family business. She gave enough of the income she claimed away in charitable donations to have a net tax rate of less than 3% both years.

The website reports she has donated $2.9 million to her own Senate campaign this year.

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