Thread: Luxury Tax?
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11-15-2012, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by KevFu View Post
Because the luxury tax doesn't GUARANTEE the revenues going to the players (in payroll) or into revenue sharing.

And MLB shares 31.0% of local revenues, instead of the NHL's 4.5%
But let's be clear, "sharing" is not the same as "redistributing." If even the poorest teams put something into the pot, and even the richest teams take something out, those figures for MLB and the NFL appear artificially high. The NHL doesn't "share" in that sense, it makes a straight transfer from rich to poor.

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