Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Newsalert: Missing: California’s $500K Earners Dwindle

Ouch, just shows if you tax too much the people being taxed leave:

Newsalert: Missing: California’s $500K Earners Dwindle: Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to balance the state budget in part with higher taxes on the wealthy depends on a group of top earners that shrank by one-third from 2007 to 2009.

Tax returns with adjusted gross incomes topping $500,000 fell to 98,610 in 2009, the latest year available, from a recent peak of 146,221 two years earlier, according to data from the Franchise Tax Board, the state agency that collects income and corporate taxes.

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