5 Good Reasons
1. No Individual state income tax
2. No State Death Tax
3. Property Tax Exemption for primary residence
4. Property Tax Cap For Primary Residence
5. Asset Protection Benefits
Award Winning Beaches
Siesta Beach – Pure Quartz Sand Beach that has earned a #1 from Dr. Beach’s annual list of best American Beaches.
Lido Beach – Family Friendly White Sand Beach
Venice Municipal Beach – Favorite of locals and also divers for the coral reef about a quarter mile offshore. Also known as the Sharks Tooth Capital of the World.
Turtle Beach – Some of the Tallest Sand Dunes in the Area with nearby lagoon and wetlands.
And some many more to discover.
With an average Summer High in the Low 90’s and Average Winter Lows in the low 50’s, Sarasota’s sub-tropical climate provides an oasis from the bitter cold of the North and the exhausting heat of the other parts of the Country.
The foliage that thrives within this climate provides a great backdrop to many year round outdoor activities.
Great Year-Round Weather
#1 Best Place to Retire
Looking for a great place to retire?
According to US News & World Report, you can’t do better than Sarasota, FL.
They sited such things as: Warm temperatures year-round, award-winning beaches, and a thriving arts and cultural scene. This southwest Florida region, an hour from Tampa and two hours from Orlando, attracts new residents with great restaurants and a myriad of shopping opportunities.
TopRetirements.com has said that Sarasota is known for “Most Big Cultural Institutions per Square Inch“. Some of these notable institutions include Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Asolo Rep Theatre, Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Orchestra, Florida Studio Theatre, Circus Sarasota, Players Centre for Performing Arts, Venice Theatre, Manatee Performing Arts Center, and McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre.
Florida’s “Cultural Coast”
Sarasota Memorial is named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health. At a time when research shows that the U.S. spends nearly twice as much on healthcare as other high-income countries, the Top 100 are setting a different example by delivering consistently better care at a lower cost. Key performance measures include:
- Higher survival rates
- Fewer complications and infections
- Shorter length of stay
- Shorter emergency room waiting time
- Lower inpatient expenses
- Higher patient satisfaction