Single ticket in South Carolina wins $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot
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California doesn't tax lottery winnings, either.In the United States, the minimum federal tax on lottery winnings of $5,000 or higher is 25%. Winnings above certain larger amounts can be taxed at a rate as high as 45%. Non-US citizens pay a minimum 30% tax on any winnings of $600 or more. Most lottery winners also have to pay state income tax -- but Washington, Florida, Texas, Tennessee, New Hampshire and South Dakota do not tax lottery winnings. Some cities, such as New York, impose a city tax on lottery winnings. A winner of a huge jackpot might wind up with only half of it.
On the bright side, 99.99999% of us will never have to worry about those taxes.
What if you pool together with 63 other people to set up the perfect bracketI'll will the Powerball, instead
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