Why Did I (and Many Others) Relocate to Miami?

Florida Has No Income or Capital Gains Tax

  • Property taxes are high. Florida’s average real property tax rate is 0.98%, which is slightly lower than the U.S. average of 1.08%. Although there are some exemptions to lighten the load, Florida has some of the highest property taxes in the country.
  • Florida has a 6% sales tax on most goods and services (except for clothing). With 2.9% being the lowest sales tax rate in CO and 7.25% being the highest in CA, Florida still swings to the higher end of the spectrum.
  • The traffic is as bad as they say in Miami and you might want to avoid driving South between 7–9 am and North between 3:30 pm — 7:00 pm.

The Weather is Excellent, With Beautiful Beaches and Tons Of Fun Things To Do Outside Year-Round

Miami is a Hub for Real Estate, Crypto, and Venture Capital

There’s No Other City Like Miami Anywhere In The World

It’s hard to beat the beauty of this city.

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Derek Distenfield currently travels the world investing in resilient teams bold enough to #GoGlobal as the COO and Co-founder of GSD Venture Studios.

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Derek Distenfield

Derek Distenfield

Derek Distenfield currently travels the world investing in resilient teams bold enough to #GoGlobal as the COO and Co-founder of GSD Venture Studios.