Professional Athletes Pay Taxes in Every State They Play In

Jock tax: Competing in multiple states means more complex filings. The state of California apparently makes $100 million in taxes from visiting athletes. Typically I’m not to sympathetic about the tax burden of multi-millionaires, but this gets pretty ridiculous. I guess everyone wants to get a piece of the A-Rod deal. (source: TrueHoop)

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  1. Hey Steve –
    That’s pretty interesting. We deal with a lot of tax issues in the consulting world, working in various cities, which keeps our tax audit department pretty busy. I had no idea this applied to athletes, too.

    Rob

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