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Subject:  Re: What is the best state to retire in? Date:  12/12/2005  12:30 PM
Author:  RandiSl Number:  81887 of 123001

I'll chime in on this one a bit, since my husband and I just retired too. One state I didn't see mentionned is ours -- Wyoming! And we're in the northwest corner, close to Montana, with no sales tax (everything in WY is flat 4% sales tax, and somewhat steep personal property taxes.)

But what others said about not making that your entire criteria is surely also true. To us, no state income tax was a bonus. We love the west and the Rockies, and we don't like lots of people around. Having lived in the country for the past 13 years anyway, we knew exactly what we were getting into moving here, where the nearest 'town' is 35 miles away. That said, there seems to be interest in our lit