Now don't forget this part of the Constitution either -<quoted text>Gee Whiz, Amendment #16 'The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration. It's a tax, a portion of the income, not all.. of it. They are not entitled to 100% of it. If some entity or State did that, anarchy would follow. These are the elected representatives they would be thrown out on their collective ears...
U.S. Constitution - Article 4 Section 3
New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new States shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State;
nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or parts of States, without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.(See West Virginia)