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  •  Wait. You're arguing that the income tax that (5+ / 0-)
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    workers pay (or don't) is what is driving the franchisees choice here?

    You understand that employers don't pay income tax, right?

    You understand that where the owner earns his income and pays his own income tax isn't necessarily determined by where the business is, right?  If his office is in Boise and that's where he does 90% of his own work, that's where he's going to pay income tax.

    Wash. Judge Tells Cops To Return Man’s Marijuana Or Be Found In Contempt

    by JesseCW on Thu May 09, 2013 at 03:01:32 PM PDT

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    •  Assuming the owner lived in WA (0+ / 0-)

      he would not be subject to state income tax.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Thu May 09, 2013 at 11:30:27 PM PDT

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      •  If he lives and works in Boise, *that's* (0+ / 0-)

        where he's going to pay income tax.

        It's got fuck-all to do with which side of the border his McDonalds franchise (he may own more than one) is on.

        Wash. Judge Tells Cops To Return Man’s Marijuana Or Be Found In Contempt

        by JesseCW on Fri May 10, 2013 at 12:15:28 AM PDT

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