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Old 12-04-2013, 09:53 PM   #41
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There are a lot of books out there regarding retirement choices, taxes and full timing. They all tell you to look at your individual situation and the then look at the total tax burden (burden may be too soft of a word) for your situation. So I did that and for me it came down to just a few good choices.
1. Texas - Some nice places there but not a good fit for us.
2. South Dakota - Too darn cold.
3. Florida - Bugs & Mold
Not far behind was Alaska - Heck, they pay you! But ya can't see Russia. Tennessee was not too far back. You would think Nevada would be in the mix but I have lived there and I can assure you that it is not. Total tax burden includes things like property tax, personal property tax, sales tax, licensing, fuel tax, earnings tax, income tax, booze tax, coffin nail tax... Of course, each tax differs with each individual's situation. If you really want a good number you should consider such things as fed deduction for state/city/county taxes and all those nasty "FEES". If someone finds Shangri La, please do tell.

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Old 12-04-2013, 10:27 PM   #42
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Back when we were still buying boats every couple of years, we quickly learned to register them with the USCG instead of titling and registering them in the state of Missouri, thus avoiding both sales tax and personal property tax. It took them a couple of years to figure out how to screw us (as they were doing to everybody else) by enacting an "in lieu of" tax...a tax that was actually a little higher than the state sales tax that you were required to pay "in lieu of" paying state sales tax. But we avoided personal property tax since we didn't need to purchase state registration decals. That came to an end about 5 or 6 years ago. Every boat owner had to pay personal property tax even if he had his boat "documented" with the Coast Guard, and the new law required marinas to furnish the county a list of boats/owners of every vessel docked or stored in their marina on January 1 of each year.

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Old 12-04-2013, 11:49 PM   #43
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All my exes live in Texas so I don't visit often or Austin.
All my exes are drivin' Lexus'
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Old 12-05-2013, 05:47 AM   #44
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Living in Franklin County Virginia. Personal Property tax is $2.34/$100 assessed value. Not looking forward to next years Personal Property tax bill. Have both a 2013 Truck and 5th wheel trailer. From what I am being told, the rates are not as bad as some of the other states that have Personal Property tax. They base the appraisal on the current year's Jan edition of the NADA. Looking forward to quick depreciation.
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:36 AM   #45
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will get my flag to put in back window of pickup to show im one of the good guys
Don't forget the gun rack too
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Old 12-05-2013, 04:52 PM   #46
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ohhhh ..... forgot gun rack. thanks, will invest in that also

wonder if foid card required because it has gun in title
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:15 PM   #47
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You have no idea whats coming. Look at this for starters. What does one TRILLION dollars look like? Your all paying attention I hope.
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:36 PM   #48
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Dangerous ground here.

We have veered far from the initial topic.

I suggest we close this now if the OP has no objections.

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Old 12-05-2013, 06:55 PM   #49
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I divorced my wife but we reconciled and we live together. I will not register anything in Missouri because the civil courts in Missouri are anything but civil towards men. I keep all my property registered in Illinois to keep it safe. Screw judge Frawley the uncivil b@st@rd

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Old 12-05-2013, 07:30 PM   #50
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Just relocated from Texas to North Carolina and registered the truck, car and camper...what a shock...$957.05 for title, tags, personal property tax and $150 "Road Use Tax".

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