Economic Justice Politics Taxation Washington State Politics

Unfair in WA

Name Photo Position Annual Salary Net worth Approximate percent of
income paid in
Washington state taxes
Steve Ballmer Steve Ballmer Microsoft CEO $1.3 million about $15.7 billion 2.9%
Mark Ritz Mark Ritz Restaurant
cook
$25,500 about $3000 12.7%

Sources

Microsoft CEO Ballmer pay slips 4 pct to $1.3M
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Ballmer
Washington: Who Pays? Fact sheet

Cook  $13 – $15/HR ($26,000 – $30,000/yr), according to Job postings in the Seattle Times

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