STIFFING UNCLE SAM….This op-ed from UCLA tax law professor Kirk Stark is brilliant. First, here’s the conclusion:
How exactly should the state change its tax structure?….The most effective strategy would be to replace the sales tax with an income tax on high-income individuals.
Some kind of socialistic tax-the-rich scheme? Not at all. Stark recommends this as simply the most efficient way of stiffing the feds and keeping them from siphoning money out of the state. Read the whole thing.
I don’t think anyone is going to fall for it, mind you, but you have to give him credit for lateral thinking here.