So I’m extra charged like a state tax
A double entendre on the “estate tax” charged by the government upon death and the state tax on just about everything else.
Traditionally, the more one makes, the more one loses at death without proper estate planning. Canadians like Drake potentially have to pay taxes to the U.S. and Canada upon death.
“Extra charged” is a double entendre in the sense that Drake’s alcoholic beverage keeps him “extra charged” or energetic and fired up, and that state income tax can be considered an “extra charge” on top of federal income tax since it is collected at the discretion of each state, i.e. in some states it doesn’t apply.
Considering that he grew up in Canada and his father is from Tennessee, a state with no income tax, Drake wants us to know that he understands U.S. income tax laws because he gets paid in many different states.
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