Found January 22, 2013 on Backyard Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson is not a very happy camper when it comes to the new taxes he's getting charged.  Mickelson is worth an estimated 150 million according to celebrity net worth.  Not a bad chunk of change to say the least.  He's a California resident and he talked about moving out of the state or retiring from golf all together. “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. “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%. So I’ve got to make some decisions on what I’m going to do.” California voted for a proposition that increased taxes on income over $1 million, the state rate jumped to 13.3 percent from 10.3 percent. For Mickelson, who earned roughly $60 million in 2012, tha...
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