Phil Mickelson and taxes

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    Phil won both the Scottish Open and the British Open over the last 2 weekends and earned 2 million-after all taxes-Scotland, GB, Cally and US he gets to keep 41%- and you libs are still whining about how the rich do not pay their fair share
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    Just curious, but where did you pull 41% from?

    But while we're on the subject of sports taxes, I read this the other day:

    http://www.grantland.com/blog/the-t...mphis-the-strange-case-of-tennessees-jock-tax

    Now, that is unfair.
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    No one should ever have to pay more than 15% of their hard earned pay.
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    What's the % for not so hard earned pay? Or undeserved pay? :joecool:
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    Simple. We need a govt agency to decide what percentage of each individual's income was earned the hard way vs the easy way.
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    Any legitimate income is considered hard earned pay.
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    By "legitimate," you mean what the government says is legitimate. :wink:
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    Legitimate? No.
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    Unless the drug dealers are pharmaceutical corporations.
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    But hard earned!
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    It's funny how those on those thread play their semantic games to hide their money- grabbing socialist ways.
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    Because its the best show ever? :grin:
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    Funny... I was thinking the same thing...

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