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Looking at Survivor is a lot of fun and experiencing the experience is decidedly unfortunate. Spending 39 days on a faraway island – from small food rations to insects, diarrhea and thunderstorms – is not what most people want to spend their time doing. Unless, of course, you ended up with the chance to win a huge amount of money.
What do you get to win Survivor?
The winner of Survivor receives a cool $ 1 million.
How much does the Survivor winner get after taxes?
All prize money is taxable – a lesson that first-season winner Richard Hatch learned the hard way. (Hatch spent 51 months in jail for failing to pay taxes on his survivor profits and other income.)
After tax, according to one would actually have about $ 580,000] AOL .
AOL showed how much these taxes affect your profits:
"How much you are taxed depends on your income and the state in which you live (because if you It will also want its bite.) However, one can say with certainty that you will lose almost half to the taxpayer. If you want to survive, if you need to win Survivor over 20 years You budget in less than $ 30,000 after taxes. "
The losers of Survivor receive any money
There are also some cash prizes for the other crew members, as the runner-up has about $ 100,000. Gets dollars. Jon Dalton (aka Jonny Fairplay) told TMZ that members of the jury receive $ 40,000, and the first person who was voted out receives approximately $ 3,500, while Today reports that the first person who was elected got $ 2,500. And if you're a returning player, you can bring in about $ 25,000 the first time you leave the island. Other competitors are paid on a sliding scale based on how long they stay in the game.