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Subject:  Life after taxes? Date:  6/21/2000  6:56 PM
Author:  fleg9bo Number:  7 of 35

Since my wife is a Canuck it would be easy for us to slip across the border to retire, at least in terms of being permitted to live there. So I did some research into B.C. taxes a while ago. If I recall, one reaches some outrageous bracket like 54% when income surpasses only about $35,000 USD. Plus 15% sales tax. But I couldn't find out anything about deductions, how capital gains are treated, etc. Can somebody supply me, or point me to, this information?

Comparing 54% above $35K to Washington State's 28% (federal tax only) and 8% sales tax makes Washington a no brainer if you want to be in the Pacific Northwest unless there's something I'm missing.

Thank you.
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