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Old 05-25-2009, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Asheville, NC
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Let me ask you this. Is renting a home good enough? Does the child have to be enrolled in a Florida high school the year before they go to college? We are going to buy down there soon then move when my middle one graduates in a few years. Will it be ok that she went to a NJ high school even if we own in FL??? Not sure that will fly.
That won't work b/c when you hand in the high school transcripts, it's going to show a NJ high school.
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Old 05-25-2009, 06:50 PM
 
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We just went thru this w/my daughter --
Here's how it works for college -- you have to be a Florida resident for 12 months -- so that means you have to have a driver's license (or state id) for 12 months. The only exception is if you are a legal dependent whose parent have lived in FL for, I think at least 12 months.

Iit was easy for us when my DD joined us down here to finish college since we'd already been here over a year & claimed her on our taxes. She just brought her license & a copy of our tax return and she (luckily) just had to pay instate rate.

It sounds like you are just making the move so you'll have to wait the 12 months before getting instate rate.

Sorry but it looks like you will pay out-of-state for the first year. they do check you paperwork so there is really no way around that.

hope this helps!
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