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Assisted Living South Dakota

If you’re looking for low taxes, you can’t go wrong with a South Dakota retirement. As of 2005, the state had the lowest total tax burden of any state in the US. There are no personal income taxes, inheritance taxes, or intangible personal property taxes. Individual communities level advelorem property taxes to fund schools and municipalities; as a result, property taxes are at about the midpoint compared to the national average.

Many companies move to South Dakota to take advantage of the state’s low taxes—so the economy tends to be healthy, and it may be easier for retirees to find part-time jobs here than in other states. Housing prices are lower than the national average throughout the state, as is cost of living. In South Dakota, retirement tends to be very affordable overall.