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Subject:  Re: Late Start but still want to retire early! Date:  3/24/2004  11:12 AM
Author:  2828 Number:  158926 of 876043

I think pekinrobin lives in Louisiana. Real estate there is cheap and they have a relatively large homestead exemption. I'm pretty sure that you'd pay little or no taxes on a $50,000 home.

Of course, the gov't has to get money from somewhere. Louisiana has an income tax and in New Orleans the sales tax is more than 10% on some items.

Are there places where they have no property tax that are next door to a state that has no sales tax? That would be a good place to call home.

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