Richard Rider Is Right, The SDCTPA Doesn’t Protect Taxpayers

Brian Brady Undesignated 2 Comments

Richard Rider wrote an honest takedown of the San Diego County Taxpayers Assocation in The Voice of San Diego tonight.  I will ask you to read it here. My favorite part was when Rider suggested that they rebrand themselves as the San Diego Downtown Big Businessmen’s Subsidy Assocation.  My vote for their rebranding would be the San Diego Mercantilists Assocation Feel …

Texas 2015 COL-adjusted median household income is 32.0% higher than CA — UPDATED April 2018

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 2 Comments

I’ve updated (April, 2018) my salient household income comparison of California vs. hated Texas. My original figures were from 2009.  Since then it’s gotten even better — for Texas. According to the most recent U.S. census figures I can find, the 2015 median household income in California is significantly higher than Texas: CA — $64,500 TX —  $55,653 — 13.5% …

NYC “cash cow” financial firms fleeing to low tax states. Sacramento, hello — anyone listening?

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 5 Comments

New York City has its own municipal income tax. Combined with the NY state tax, it’s the second highest tax rate in the nation. NYC is the only U.S. jurisdiction that comes close to challenging California’s place at the top of the income tax (dung) heap. The top NY state income tax rate is 8.82%, while the top NYC income …