Do the math

Do the math: When is a $50,000 grand prize not worth collecting? When it’s $50,000 worth of American Airlines tickets, according to the winner who figured paying the income tax on the tickets would cost him $800 a ticket and he could purchase tickets cheaper than “winning” them.

  • Hudge

    I’ve often wondered how many winners on game shows wind up selling some of the stuff in order to pay the taxes.