Originally Posted by Kelly's Landscaping
.... That may be the top bracket but he's dirt poor he's most likely in the 2-4% brackets in that state. ....
It is my understanding CA income tax has no brackets. The rate is a straight 12%, regardless of income levels. Their taxing rules are unlike Fed rules, with brackets.
Remember, CA is broke, ... broke, big time. The strategy for remedy is to tax their way out of the problem.