For tax purposes, I would think it would be beneficial to be domiciled in a state outside of the DC area that has low or no state income tax. Here is another tax question. The Redskins franchise based in VA (Ashburn) played they play in MD (FedEx Field). So do they pay MD state tax, Virginia state tax or income tax for the state where their permanent residents? I believe correct answer is MD, based on the article below.