jehovahs witness protection: If you have to be rich, you don't want to be rich in CaliforniaFTFY
AverageAmericanGuy: If you rich people don't want to pay your fair share, then get the hell out.
davidphogan: I had the option when I worked in Washington to move there and skip Oregon's 9% or whatever income tax rate, but still get to shop in Portland with a 0% sales tax. The problem was, Vancouver would suck to live in, and Portland doesn't. That 9% penalty was worth it.I wasn't making anywhere near the $1m to hit the levels they're talking about in the article, but 9% of my salary wasn't enough to live in a shiathole. You get what you pay for.
Brontes: We'll gladly take your millionaires in Texas. Move silicon valley over to Austin while you are at it.
uselessgit: I'm waiting for the flood of rich liberals who are going to flock to CA in order to be good citizens and pay the highest tax possible.
Meatybrain: You deduct state taxes. It doesn't add to your tax burden, it just moves it around a bit.
Hagenhatesyouall: jehovahs witness protection: If you have to be rich, you don't want to be rich in CaliforniaFTFY[us.123rf.com image 850x567][www.butterfieldinn.com image 850x479][encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com image 196x258]
Ed Willy: Problem is no Silicon Valley computer scientist wants to live in a state where the education board is dominated by creationists, no matter the low tax rates.
fusillade762: I'm sure everyone in Hollywood will now flee California to make movies in Texas.
Meatybrain: You deduct state taxes. It doesn't add to your tax burden, it just moves it around a bit.If you're too stupid to realize this, you don't deserve to be a farking millionaire, you gilded asswipe.
SirCodeAlot: Ed Willy: Problem is no Silicon Valley computer scientist wants to live in a state where the education board is dominated by creationists, no matter the low tax rates.umm yeah, why would income matter to a computer scientist. We are all about the local education board's view points. ....dumb ass sparty// For the record, just took a Job in Austin this summer. Turned down offers from LA and Silicon and CT. Money does farking matter
HotWingAgenda: I'm in California, and part of the working poor. My boss handed me my W-2 this year, and it showed my taxable earnings as an obscenely high number I've never seen before. I thought it was a mistake, because if I was getting paid that much, I wouldn't be looking for a new job.Over 25% of my pay went to state and Federal government for various automatic withholdings, and I still owe $5 each on my tax return to California and the Feds.
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