Gingrich Paid $994K in Taxes in 2010 Staff releases returns during GOP debate By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Jan 19, 2012 8:27 PM CST 29 comments Comments Newt Gingrich participates in the Republican presidential candidate debate at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, S.C., Thursday. (David Goldman) (Newser) – Newt Gingrich paid $994,708 in federal taxes in 2010 on more than $3.1 million in income, making his effective federal tax rate roughly 31.6%. The former House speaker's staff released his tax returns this evening amid the GOP debate. See them here. He and wife Callista reported "$450,245 in combined wages; $41,625 in income from speaking and board of directors fees; $6,853 in rental income from real estate holdings; $11,892 in ordinary dividends; $5,990 in qualified dividends; and $2,525,683 in income from partnerships and S corporations." The New York Times notes that Gingrich paid $19,800 in alimony.