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Florida Residency Guide

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Florida Residency Guide™ Moving to Florida?

This publication addresses pertinent answers for those who are seeking to establish Florida residency as well as those who are considering Florida for their relocation or travel destination.

Everything You Need to Know

Florida Residency Topics

Information for your move to Florida • Florida Ad Valorem Tax • Animals Brought to Florida • Auto Tags and Titles • Boats and Vessels Titling and Registration • Becoming a Florida Resident • Business Issues • Car Titles and Registration • Commercial Vessels • Declaration of Domicile • Driver Records and Privacy Issues • Driver's Licenses • Estate Tax Information • Financial Responsibility Law • Florida First Time Drivers • Fishing & Hunting • Florida & Residency • Florida Resident Issues • Homestead Exemption • Identification Cards • Insurance Requirements for Motor Vehicles • Florida Intangible Personal Property Tax • Living in Florida • Motor Vehicles • Florida's No-Fault Law • Moving to Florida • Pets Brought to Florida • Plants Brought to Florida • Florida Property Taxes • Florida Real Estate Taxes • Relocating to Florida • Registration of Motor Vehicles • Residency Requirements • Florida Sales Tax • School Performance • Florida Seasons • SunPass Automated Toll Collection System • Tags & Motor Vehicles • Florida Temperatures • Titles (Motor Vehicles) • Toll Collection System (SunPass) • Traffic School • Tuition (Florida Resident) • Use Tax • Vessels • Voter Registration • Florida Weather

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This publication presents a summary of pertinent issues for those who are seeking to establish Florida residency as well as those who are considering Florida for their relocation or travel destination. Information is believed to be accurate at the time of printing but is not warranted. Taxes and fees referenced in this publication are subject to change. For more detailed information, or to receive assistance on a particular issue, please contact the applicable agency or office directly.


Becoming a Florida resident has numerous tax and legal implications. Information provided in this guide is intended to be general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. You should consult a qualified attorney prior to making any decisions or taking any actions.

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Residency Guide Contents

Florida Residency

  • Establishing and Maintaining Florida Residency
  • Financial Advantages of Florida Residency

Florida Taxes & Related Issues

  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Ad Valorem (Property) Tax
  • Homestead Exemption
  • Intangible Personal Property Tax
  • Estate Tax
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Florida Business Taxes

Information for qualifying for in-state college tuition rates

Driver Licenses and Motor Vehicles

  • Driver Licenses Issues
  • Florida Motor Vehicle Insurance Laws
  • Motor Vehicle Registration
  • Vessels — Boats

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