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07-04-2012, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by SmokeyClause View Post
It doesn't work as simply as you suggest. First, his state income taxes are deductible at the federal level. Which mutes a fair portion of the $588k in annual state taxes you've calculated. Secondly, both teams play in municipalities and states which also tax, further complicating things. He'd clearly make more money, all other things being equal, in TN. But the spread he received from Minnesota is probably more than enough to cover any additional income taxes owed.

As for him choosing Minnesota, in general, I go out of my way to avoid places like Minnesota for anything more than a brief stay during warmer months. It always interesting when I read about people who willingly choose to live there.
As Ken Holland mentioned, Suter's wife is from Minnesota, his grandparents are nearby ........ we need to find single orphans to play for us.

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