APARTMENTS & RENTING

Finding housing in the Virgin Islands differs by island. On St. Thomas and St. Croix the apartment market is active with properties varying in size, location, cost, furnished or not and other attributes. St. John also has an active market however the options are not as numerous or varied.

TAXES IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

An important factor in Virgin Islands taxation is whether, on the last day of the tax year, you are a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands. If you are a temporary worker on the last day of the tax year, you may or may not be a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands.

SCHOOLS/EDUCATION

Public schools in the U.S. Virgin Islands are managed by the USVI Department of Education, and are available on St. Croix (K-12), St. Thomas (K-12) and St. John (K-8). Private and parochial schools also exist. There are no schools on Water Island.

TRANSPORTATION IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

All main island roads are paved, so the best mode of transportation is a car, jeep, truck or in other words a motored vehicle. Cars Cars, jeeps, trunks are by far the most common way to get around. You will find quite a number of them on St. Thomas,

VOTING

U.S.V.I. residents who are United States citizens can register to vote in local elections. Important Points Suffrage u2013 minimum age 18 years old. Registered USVI voters cannot vote for president or vice president. Persons voting in local U.S.V.I elections cannot vote in elections back on the mainland.

REAL ESTATE

An important factor in Virgin Islands taxation is whether, on the last day of the tax year, you are a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands. If you are a temporary worker on the last day of the tax year, you may or may not be a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands.

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