Even though Washington DC is not a state, its tax structure is similar to the rest of the US. Residents of the District of Columbia have to pay property, personal income, and sales taxes to the district government. DC offers history, culture, and entertainment you'll love. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best places to retire near the city. These D.C. suburbs provide a laid-back lifestyle close to all the city amenities you love. Plus, they have a whole lot of cool amenities of their own.