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Phil Mickelson considers retirement because of tax increases
National Post

Phil Mickelson said he will make “drastic changes” because of federal and California state tax increases.

“I’m not sure what exactly, you know, I’m going to do yet,” Mickelson said. “I’ll probably talk about it more in depth next week. I’m not going to jump the gun, but there are going to be some. There are going to be some drastic changes for me because I happen to be in that zone that has been targeted both federally and by the state and, you know, it doesn’t work for me right now. So I’m going to have to make some changes.”

The 42-year-old golfer said he would talk in more detail about his plans — possibly moving away from California or even retiring from golf — before his hometown Farmers Insurance Open, the San Diego-area event that starts Thursday at Torrey Pines.

In November, California voters approved Proposition 30, the first statewide tax increase since 2004. Mickelson lives in Rancho Santa Fe. “If you add up all the federal and you look at the disability and the unemployment and the Social Security and the state, my tax rate’s 62, 63%,” Mickelson said. “So I’ve got to make some decisions on what I’m going to do.”

Après l’affaire Depardieu, il devient de plus en plus difficile pour la gauche de nier l’existence de la courbe de Laffer…

Si en taxant le tabac on décourage le tabagisme, il arrive quoi selon vous quand on taxe le travail et la réussite ?