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Subject:  Re: retire early study Date:  2/12/2000  8:12 AM
Author:  jpkiljan Number:  3748 of 795177

Another matter for anyone to consider in moving to another state is will you still be liable for taxes on your deferred compensation or other retirement program in your old state. For example, I work for the state of Colorado and also have a 401(k) plan--both are funded mostly with deferred income during my working career. I haven't checked, but it would seem unusual if Colorado allowed my employer (in this case the State itself) to pay me those deferred wages, without a substantial withholding, just because I was receiving those checks in another state. The taxes were deferred in this state and deferred doesn't really mean 'waived.' Of course, the rules probably vary by state. You might check with whomever is providing your pension checks and other deferred compensation payouts before you count on avoiding these taxes entir