Hello from Cali

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    I'm a college student from Southern California here to explore/develop my political beliefs and to discuss current political events. This seems like a pretty cool community, and hopefully I can make regular visits.

    Edit: Oh I thought I'd add a little anecdote... My gross earnings amounted to a few hundred bucks for September (I'm a college student and only work 12 hours/week). After taxes, I only got to take home 61% of my gross earnings. After taxes, my effective wage was $5 + change per hour. God I love my government.
     
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    Welcome!!
     
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    You seem like a pleasant young man, interesting little ditty you offered up. See you around..:popcorn:
     
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    My wife and I escaped California in 2004, not looking forward to going back any time soon.

    Where do you attend and what are you studying?
     
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    You're gettig hosed.

    You are not making enough money to pay any taxes whatever.

    Seek professioal help.
     
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    He's probably talking state taxes, not federal. It is California after all. :eek:
     
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    How much of that will you get back as a refund when you file your tax return?

    Another question...what college are you going to?
     

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