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Old 09-16-2021, 08:50 AM   #134
Jim in CT
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Originally Posted by Pete F. View Post
All the people I know that claimed Florida as their residence, did it for one or both of two reasons
It’s warm
There’s no income tax
They’re not there for the opportunity
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(1) California is also warm. Why aren’t they moving there.

(2) if having low taxes attracts more residents, then isn’t it a sign of effective leadership when a state can manage to not have an income tax, yet offer enough services to make people want to live there?

(3) “the people you know” aren’t a meaningful sample, sorry. I know retirees who have moved there for the weather, and i know younger white collar workers who lived there for the opportunity to have a similar ( if not better) quality of life at a far lower cost.
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