Gov. Pat Quinn donated $11,562.72 to charity, according to his 2011 tax returns released by his office.
Governor Pat Quinn paid significantly more in income taxes this year, according to his returns released by his office on Friday.
In 2011, Quinn earned $201,066 overall but paid $45,845 in income taxes according to the release.
A breakdown of his income taxes shows that Quinn paid $7,750.73 in state income taxes, which is an increase from the $4,400 he paid in 2010.
Last year, Quinn raised the Illinois income tax rate from 3 to 5 percent. The 66 percent hike in personal income tax was signed into law as an effort to deal with the state's staggering budget crisis.
Quinn's total earnings breakdown to $157,321.60 in salary as governor,$42,500 from a simplified employee pension retirement plan, a taxable refund of $1,222, interest income of $4.81, and $18.04 in income from the "Foreign Currency Fee litigation settlement fund."
The report also shows that Quinn donated $11,562.72 to charity.