A flourishing tourism industry and tax-free regime has made Las Vegas the number one entrepreneurial city in America. Great opportunities for new businesses and more jobs have tempted many to relocate to Las Vegas. Since tourism accounts for one-third of the state’s annual tax revenue, business owners are exempt from corporate income tax. Residents also do not pay any personal income tax. Las Vegas has the highest per capita income with an annual growth rate of 2.3 percent.
Apart from the tax breaks, Las Vegas has become an attractive prospect for myriad reasons. A high job growth rate and projected salary growth, coupled with a low unemployment rate are the main motivators behind people considering relocating to Las Vegas. Clean air, a warm climate, quality health care facilities, educational opportunities and a blend of old and modern neighborhoods, make Las Vegas the ideal place to live in, for young and old alike.
Careful planning can make relocating to Las Vegas a relatively smooth process. For those relocating from across the country, it is advised to engage the services of a moving company. Prices vary among companies and the fees are based on an hourly rate or flat fee. It is always wise to purchase additional insurance even though a moving company provides liability insurance. Temporary storage facilities are available in Las Vegas.
Newcomers to Nevada have 30 days to obtain a driver’s license at a cost of $21.25. It is mandatory to obtain a vehicle registration within 60 days. Failure to obtain a registration attracts fines ranging from $250-$500. AAA Nevada has put in their best efforts to make driving along Southern Nevada’s highways easier. Patrol vans drive along the highways, providing free assistance to motorists. The arid climate of Las Vegas calls for regular maintenance of a vehicle’s battery, cooling system, tires, belts and hoses.
From world-class performances of the Las Vegas Philharmonic to grand mountain views, Las Vegas offers a quality of life that can only be matched by a few.