AJC: Tax Day’s tide hits Georgia

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By Kyle Wingfield

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

If Washington tears a hole in your wallet when your tax bill comes due Monday, there’s not a lot you can do about it before next year.

But you can change your state tax rate, if you so desire — by voting with your feet.

Millions have done just that. As I wrote last Sunday, between 1995 and 2010, some $2 trillion worth of income followed Americans from one state to another. That movement, compiled by the IRS and analyzed by Travis H. Brown in his recent book, “How Money Walks,” corresponds fairly well to states’ individual income-tax rates.

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