# Usa history
This year, Elon Musk Says He Will Pay More Than $11 Billion in Taxes
Elon Musk, the world's richest man, has announced that he will pay over $11 billion in taxes this year. Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk announced the news in a tweet on Sunday, without providing any other specifics. Mr. Musk stated on Twitter, "For those wondering, I will pay over $11 billion in taxes this year."