Jordan Poyer is just saying the quiet part out loud.
The Buffalo Bills safety, who has played in New York state for past six seasons, is now thinking about playing for a team where state taxes is not taking much of his income.
The soon-to-be free agent made $5.6 million in salary in 2022 and is in line for a big deal this offseason. Speaking on his podcast this week, Poyer discussed where he might go in free agency and said that state taxes are among the boxes to check off.
“A lot of people ask me, ‘Oh, if it wasn’t Buffalo, where would you go?’ I kind of ponder the question every once in a while,” Poyer said Saturday on his podcast, The Jordan Poyer Show. “I would love to go to a state that doesn’t take half my money. It’s crazy to me how taxes work. Some people will say, ‘You’re already making X amount of money.’ Taxes play a big part in all of our lives.”
According to Fox News, Poyer is in the tax bracket where he makes between $5,000,001 to $25,000,000 annually.
That means he’s paying $450,500 plus 10.3% of the amount over $5,000,000 at the end of the day in taxes.
One state that was brought up during the podcast was Florida, where there is no state income tax.
“If it wasn’t Buffalo, it’d be nice to see the sun,” Poyer added, noting that he wanted to keep playing in 2023 and beyond.
Whatever may happen, Poyer is excited about the process.
“I know how to play this game. I know how to prepare for this game,” he said. “This offseason already has started off great, getting my body right. I feel really good right now.”
“Not really sure what to expect. I do know I’m a ball player, so whatever team does get J-Po, I believe they’re going to be better.”
Other than Florida, Texas, Washington, Tennessee, Alaska, Wyoming, South Dakota, New Hampshire and Nevada have no income taxes.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.