Surprise! Raise state income taxes, more rich folks leave

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Leave a Comment

RICHARD RIDER COMMENT: Studies continue to find a correlation between the level of state taxation and domestic migration of the wealthy between states. More state tax — more net outmigration. Gee, what a surprise! Who’d ‘a thunk it? Certainly not spendthrift politicians. I’ve written on this several times. Those of you who get my “Breaking Bad — CA vs. Other …

California Voters Oppose Prop. 13 Changes, Tax Overhaul, Poll Finds

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez Leave a Comment

Taxpayer Godfather Howard Jarvis would be proud. According to a Field Poll released Wednesday, California registered voters oppose sweeping changes to the state tax system, Proposition 13 property tax provisions, and the 2/3 legislative requirement in Sacramento. Among the findings: 52% disapprove of eliminating Proposition 13 safeguards for commercial property and business owners; 69% disapprove of lowering the 2/3 legislative …