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Peyton Manning's New Jersey tax bill

Peyton Manning

Writing at Forbesa tax lawyer has pointed out that Peyton Manning -- who will have played twice in New Jersey this season -- will owe the Garden State tax man about $46,844 dollars for the slice of his paycheck he gets for working there.

Catch is, the loser's check from the game is $46,000 even. So if the Broncos lose (...which they won't...), Manning would be paying to play.

Of course, he makes something like $15 million a year. So.

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