Mayor de Blasio and wife paid $42,000 in federal income tax in 2019

Mayor de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray paid $42,265 in federal income tax last year, according to their returns released on Wednesday.

The couple reported $252,172 in combined wages in 2019, a small bump of $968 from the year before, the returns show.

De Blasio and McCray paid $15,685 in state taxes and $9,143 in city taxes, for a grand total $67,093 in taxes shelled out last year, according to the returns. That’s $2,142 less than the total federal, state and city taxes they paid in 2018.

The couple will get a $1,555 federal refund and another $4,339 back from the state.

De Blasio and McCray gave charities $1,260 in 2019, according to a city spokeswoman, as well as about $1,375 worth of clothing to Housing Works. They reported donating $1,050 in 2018, up from a measly $350 in charitable giving in 2017.

De Blasio and McCray, who rent out their Park Slope home and another they own while living in Gracie Mansion, reported $104,300 in rental income for the two properties in 2019, a drop of $4,150 from the year before. But they also reported losses of $3,896 on the houses after insurance, mortgage interest, taxes and depreciation.

The couple, who took the standard deduction, claimed their son Dante as a dependent. Dante de Blasio, who graduated from Yale University last year, earned about $650 a week for two months working as a policy analyst for his father’s failed 2020 presidential campaign, filings show.

The 2019 income tax filing and payment deadlines were extended to July 15 last month by the IRS as part of coronavirus relief efforts.

De Blasio spokeswoman Freddi Goldstein initially said Wednesday morning that the couple "haven’t filed yet because their accountant is closed. "

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