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How can I avoid paying state income taxes?

Short of having no income, you really can't. You can minimize state tax by doing certain things - buying a house, giving to charities, investing in U.S. govt obligations, etc. But you won't duck taxes entirely.

Does anyone have any tips on how I can avoid this, disgusting tax.

So you don't like roads, public schools, state and local law enforcement officials, etc.? How do you think these things get funded?

Now how long can I wait after that date to pay them.

Typically, payment of taxes is due by the filing date, which is April 15. You can put off filing for a time (by asking for extensions) but payment is likely still due on April 15.

Also if I do not pay this, what are the reprecussions?

Well, penalties, for starters. If you continue to refuse to pay, you're looking at more penalties, fines, and maybe even an all-expense-paid vacation at a state lockup...

Lorenzo
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