Many Democrats in the House of Representatives were late paying taxes on their properties in Washington, D.C., Freebeacon reported, citing tax records.
According to the tax records, at least six House Democrats were fined by the District of Columbia for failing to pay their 2020 property taxes, which were due at the end of March.
Vicente Gonzalez (D-Texas) had the largest debt among those who owe taxes, owing $9,145.61 on his two properties despite missing the city’s March 31 payment deadline.
According to MyTax DC, the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue’s online tax system, Gonzalez owes $4,682.95 in property taxes on one of his properties and hundreds of dollars ($468.30) in fines levied by the district. On the other house, he owes $3,519.39 in property taxes, $52.79 in interest, and $351.94 in fines.
Following Gonzalez on his tax debt is Rep. Sean Casten, an Illinois Democrat who owes $3,579.60 in taxes on a property on Massachusetts Avenue.
Next is Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, who has $ 1,117.57 of late payment in taxes.
Records show that both Maloney and Gonzalez paid off their balances by May 5.
Fourth on the list is Rep. Andy Kim, who has not paid the entire $4,184.96 owed for his property in Washington, D.C.
The last two on the list are Rep. John Garamendi and Rep. Deborah Ross, with both was late in paying taxes of $4,496.32 and $4,556.16, respectively.
Garamendi has a net worth of at least $1.9 million, according to the Los Angeles Times, but still couldn’t pay his taxes on time.