Bryant and his wife made nearly
Bryant and Inslee each disclosed years of federal income-tax returns in response to a request from The
The documents offer snapshots of the rival candidates' personal finances from contrasting careers: Inslee's years in public office and Bryant's work as founder of the trade-consulting firm Bryant Christie and his stint as a
Inslee's financial life has remained relatively simple, his returns show. In addition to his gubernatorial salary of about
While Bryant is by far wealthier, both candidates make more than most
Bryant's decision to release his returns from 2011-15 is a contrast to four years ago, when then-Attorney General
Bryant provided his form 1040s and schedules showing itemized deductions, interest earnings and dividends. He declined to provide additional tax schedules that would have provided a detailed breakdown of profits and losses attributable to his company.
"There is some business proprietary information there," he said, citing business-partner concerns.
Inslee provided full tax returns and schedules filed jointly with his wife, Trudi, from 2012 through 2015. Previously they had released five years of earlier returns when he ran for governor in 2012.
The Bryant and Inslee tax returns reviewed by The
--Bryant and his wife,
That included his salary as a
--In 2015, the couple paid about
--Bryant's reported business earnings have climbed from
Its clients last year ranged from
--They've also profited from the stock market and other investments, reporting capital gains of
--The couple has donated more than
--The Inslees in 2015 earned
In addition to his gubernatorial salary and congressional pension, Inslee received a
--The Inslees took an
--The Inslees have given an average of about
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