The winner of the $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot could save themselves a potentially hefty tax bill.
California lottery officials said the winning ticket, which had all six Powerball numbers, was drawn at Joe’s Service Center in Altadena, an area in north Los Angeles County. As of Tuesday afternoon, the winner had not yet been identified.
The prize is subject to 37% federal income taxes as well as state and local levies depending on where the winner lives. California is one of only a few states that doesn’t