Tax Debts to the State of California

The state of California has three tax agencies that collect taxes: The Franchise Tax Board, the Employment Development Department, and Board of Equalization. The Franchise Tax Board collects income taxes; the Employment Development Department collects payroll taxes, and the Board of Equalization sal...
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The Ominous Nevada Margin Tax

On the Nevada ballot is an initiative proposed by the teacher’s union to raise funds for Nevada schools. Nevada has some of the worst schools in the country, so the initiative sounds good on the surface – who doesn’t want to help school kids? However, if this tax is passed it will loot the pro...
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Breaking California Residency

Everyone is leaving California; few are migrating here. U-Haul charges four times as much for outbound trucks and trailers as in-bound. The state has been run into the ground by a tax and regulatory climate that is the worst in America. Breaking California residency is tough. Just getting a driver...
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Tax Debts and Community Property States

California and Nevada are community property states. It is often the case in a marriage where one spouse has tax debts, but the other does not that the husband and wife decide to file separate returns.  The strategy behind this is to protect the innocent spouse from the spouse with tax debts. This ...
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Why Do Some States Have No Income Tax?

Tax season just ended, and now there is more time to question tax practices throughout the country.  One of the most interesting tax facts to note is that some states don’t have any income tax whatsoever.  And that fact might leave you shaking your head and asking why. We’re here to help you a...
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States Without Income Tax

Every year, people who live in the great state of New York fork over an average of around $2,000 dollars per person in income tax to their local state government.  This is because residents of the state of New York live in the state with the highest income tax rate in the country. While this [&hell...
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