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But did you know that.
And a lot of Americans are now moving to Texas to retire 10% of their population -- things over the age of 65 increasingly people are going there.
To retire want to find out why -- here to tell us why.
Is Becky DN CU's deputy assistant commissioner of the Texas.
Department of agriculture and where this is Veronica -- -- on who is Texas department of agriculture's.
Spokesperson could have people think they are having an identity here are right.
I'm thinking the tax structure is one of the reasons why seniors say hey let's move to Texas.
Absolutely low taxes.
Currently Texas ranks right -- -- -- -- and destination to retire but there's no reason we can be number one.
We lead the nation -- many things one of them is this economic recovery.
Another is jobs -- Texas clearly is the place to be.
And -- part of that economic recovery is -- effect that something you mentioned alleged tax structure we do have -- tax rate in Texas we don't have.
And inheritance tax.
And seniors and wants to save their savings they've worked hard for it they don't want to spend all of it.
And sent Texas is a perfect place to come bring those savings it's a little bit more.
They need to let.
Idea interview bunch of people the other day about how all these California businesses sick and tired.
Of all the burdensome regulations and high taxes are flocking to -- taxes in fact it got so bad.
That a bunch of lawmakers from Sacramento.
Went over to Texas to meet with the governor there and a bunch of other lawmakers just find out what Texas is doing right.
And the answer was simple to stop -- You know -- your corporations and small businesses election California.
Exactly let's taxes fair regulatory environment Texas has those permits us and it's okay Terry Terry as well -- the head of parties was saying you know it takes like two years for me to open -- new restaurant in California.
I can get it done in four months in taxes -- their opening.
You know hundreds of new parties.
In the state of Texas the place is really growing it.
There's plenty -- room to grow absolutely it's fascinating and the governor's office estimates there's about 12100 people relocating to Texas.
Daily I mean that's incredible.
-- -- -- Becky.
Absolutely we have wide open spaces and more the merrier yeah exes is known as the lone star state right -- tennis -- -- And when you meet someone from Texas.
You're -- your morning immediately.
Recognize the fact that they're so friendly we welcome everyone to come to Texas we have a lot to offer an open arms to welcome them.
Yeah I -- down and down again because my wife grew up in Dallas Texas and their families here and it's I love going down and the weather is that we tonight.
It is great weather as we say he's not here rain.
We did it -- regular Hilliard suffered from serious droughts and wildfires as a result has been -- hasn't been you know let we're resilient yes T point four million acres scorched.
Texas farmers and ranchers have been hurting but we're resilient Texans are helping Texans right now.
We actually set up a fund to help them so you're out of them now would -- It's interesting.
Did their retirees in the in the choices available to retirees are as fast as the -- the size of the state itself.
Because it really just depends on what your interest -- and we have so much to offer and so many.
A different areas of the state to offer it is just a matter of choice.
And out of the retiring Texas dot org website that we set out to showcase our certified communities and he's a great place for -- -- -- to start that their journey started investigating what we have to off.
You know we keep talking about retiring that really I think.
People mistakenly equate retiring with stopping.
That is not the case here at these folks are ready to start the next chapter in their lives right there ready did not retire -- fire and we want -- to -- that in Texas.
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