Dare to Escape California Taxes

Alex Tabarrok over at Marginal Revolution takes a cursory look at just how difficult it is to remove yourself from the grasp of bad government these days (via Coyote Blog):

Some high income earners are leaving California because of its punitive tax rates. Could low- and middle-income workers be leaving as well? One crude measure is to examine the one-way rental rates for U-Haul vans. Using U-Haul’s website, I queried a one-way rental for a 10-foot van for October 1st, 2005.

One-Way Trip Price
Los Angeles to Las Vegas $454.00
Las Vegas to Los Angeles $119.00
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