Donald Trump, lifelong New Yorker, declares himself as resident of Florida

President Donald Trump's Mar-a Lago resort in West Palm Beach Florida is seen

President Donald Trump quietly changed his primary residence from New York to Florida in September, according to documents filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court and obtained by the New York Times.

Mr Trump said he cherished NY.

While he said he "cherishes" NY, his decision stemmed from the fact that he has been treated very poorly by city and state political leaders, despite paying a tremendous amount in taxes.

Mr Trump was born in NY but has increasingly spent more time at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio welcomed the news.

"He's all yours, Florida".

While state prosecutors in NY have been locked in a legal battle to obtain the president's tax returns, in Florida, the first couple has found a generally warmer reception from state and local officials.

The Declaration of Domicile also shows New Jersey and Washington the president's two other places of abode.

He has owned the Mar-a-Lago resort since 1985 and travels frequently between there and the White House.

It is unclear how much money Trump would save through the move without seeing his recent tax returns, which he has consistently refused to release.

Trump also said "Cuomo has weaponized the prosecutors to do his dirty work (and to keep him out of jams), a reason some don't want to be in NY, and another reason they are leaving".

"Good riddance. It's not like @realDonaldTrump paid taxes here anyway", Cuomo tweeted. NY had the third-largest outflows of any state, with 452,580 people moving out within the past year.

In August, Heritage Foundation chief economist Steve Moore appeared on "The Daily Briefing" to say that New Yorkers fleeing to Florida for tax purposes may be the "biggest economic story" in the country.

"I believed, perhaps to an irrational degree, that Manhattan was always going to be the best place to live - the centre of the world", Trump wrote in his book "The Art of the Deal". Few have been treated worse " he tweeted Thursday evening.

The document says that Trump "formerly resided at 721 Fifth Avenue", the address of Trump Tower in Manhattan.

Since becoming president, Mr. Trump has spent 99 days at Mar-a-Lago compared with 20 days at Trump Tower, according to NBC News.

The lifelong New Yorker has officially become a Florida man.

Trump has frequently complained about the state's high taxes. You know he raised NY taxes when he passed his federal tax reform with the so-called SALT elimination of state and local tax deductibility.

"Nice soundbite", Trump Jr. tweeted. But last week, that appeals court expressed skepticism that Trump can block a subpoena from NY state prosecutors for his tax returns. Florida does not collect income tax.



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