Thanks to Texas, Cowboys' Tony Romo is the NFL's highest-paid player
Tony Romo's new six-year, $108 million contract, which he signed last week, made him the NFL's fifth-highest paid player.
However, according to Uncle Sam's rankings, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is the NFL's highest-salaried player.
Romo plies his craft in Texas, which has no state income tax.
A story on the website, Americans for Tax Reform, says Romo's take-home pay will surpass New Orleans' Drew Brees.
According to the story ... with Romo’s income tax burden being 39.6 percent – the top marginal federal income tax rate in the U.S. – and estimated tax liability of $7.12 million, he... read more