I suppose those figures don’t include non-taxable government benefits?
I'd guess not -- but the sheep are already being pretty closely shorn pay for all of New York's generous social benefit programs. New York states's residents have the highest total tax burden of Obama's 57 states -- New York City's taxes are the highest in the state.
I'm only surprised that Atlas hasn't shrugged in New York. Yet.
This experiment is going to be interesting to watch -- from the other side of the Hudson River. (Probably safest to watch it from a bunker a thousand miles away.)