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Old 01-28-2012, 11:49 AM   #21
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Buffett's income has become too politicized to get a good Google search.

I know it's $100K/year salary (plus expense reimbursements of ~$350K). I thought I'd read that in 2009 or 2010 he had $47M of dividend income from his personal portfolio, but I can't find that link.

I think any income that Buffett got from cap gains was due to his trading activity, not a 4% SWR.

He released some tax numbers last October:
What Did Warren Buffett Really Earn? - Total Return - WSJ
... but that doesn't break it down very well.
He also spends over $1M per year for his personal private jet called Indefensible, part of which I presume might be for personal use and would be considered taxable income.

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Old 01-28-2012, 01:59 PM   #22
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He also spends over $1M per year for his personal private jet called Indefensible, part of which I presume might be for personal use and would be considered taxable income.
I could be wrong, but I thought he'd given that up for a NetJets card.


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Old 01-28-2012, 04:17 PM   #23
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Oh, the joys of being in the 0.001%!

Can't you see yourself in the nursing home saying, " Darn! Wish I'd spent more time at the office instead of wasting time with family and friends."
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