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Topic - Scott A. Hodge
When it comes to high state taxes, people vote with their feet. The Tax Foundation's Migration Calculator shows how people have moved state to state between 1993 and 2010, and the amount of adjusted gross income each state gained or lost over the same period.
Alex Ovechkin's tax preparations could soon be a hat trick of federal, Virginia and new D.C. "jock" taxes for his dazzling performances at the Verizon Center.
"This law could easily be extended to them," he said.
"Whether it had that kind of animosity, I don't know, but there was a more-than-coincidental timing between the two," said Scott A. Hodge, president of the Tax Foundation, a nonprofit tax research group based in Washington.