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Taxes play a huge part in everyday decisions of citizens and businesses. LeBron James may have ended up playing for the New York Knicks if the state didn't have some of the highest state and city taxes in the country (versus Florida, which has no state taxes). It's also possible that George Lucas wouldn't have sold "Star Wars" to Disney if there wasn't the scare that President Obama will raise taxes in 2013. We know that Lucas has been talking to Disney about selling Lucasfilm for years. And it's not a coincidence that he made sure the sale took place before 2013. The Capital Gains Tax, which is a tax on profits from investments, is currently at 15%. But Obama wants to raise it to all new levels, at least 20%. That means that Lucas had a decision to make. Does he want to pay 15% in taxes in 2012 on his $4.05 billion sale, or 20% in 2013? The choice was easy. »

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