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12-03-2012, 11:44 AM
Uber Coca
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Originally Posted by waffledave View Post
In Canada you are taxed based on residency, regardless of where you earn the income. Technically he's paying taxes in Canada AND in the USA when he plays there, but the USA and Canada have a tax treaty so anything he pays in taxes here covers the tax he pays in the USA.

Any Canadian resident will pay Canadian taxes on all income earned worldwide.

I'm pretty sure he's not paying 50% of his income in taxes because of his charity, unless he doesn't have an accountant, which is doubtful.

Also, you really can't rely on the media to give you the whole story.

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