Tesla CEO took to Twitter as usual on Sunday and responded to a tweet that contains a video of Warren‘s interview on CNN last week. At the interview, she said, “You know how much he paid in taxes? One of the richest people in the world? Zero,” Warren said.
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Moreover, she claims that SpaceX founder and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos are using stocks as a workaround to avoid paying their taxes.
“And they do this because they’re only being taxed on income. They very cleverly make sure they have no official income,” she said.
Musk replied to Warren by saying, “Will visit IRS next time I’m in DC just to say hi since I paid the most taxes ever in history for an individual last year,” he wrote in a tweet. “Maybe I can have a cookie or something …”
Will visit IRS next time I’m in DC just to say hi, since I paid the most taxes ever in history for an individual last year. Maybe I can have a cookie or something …
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 20, 2022
Last year, Musk sold a total of 13.5 million of his shares in Tesla to pay taxes.
Previously, the billionaire called the senator an “angry mom” after she started by saying “Let’s change the rigged tax code so The Person of the Year will actually pay taxes and stop freeloading off everyone else,”.