Arkansas State Taxes
Choosing Arkansas as an RV Domicile State
The nice thing about having no ties to any state is the ability to choose your RV domicile, or RV home base. You can find a state that offers the best set of options for you and your family, depending on your individual needs. Of course, not every full time RV family has the ability or option of choosing their domicile. See the following page to determine if your domicile has been chosen for you:
Choosing an RV Domicile
Arkansas State TaxesProbably the most important consideration when choosing an RV home base is the way income taxes will affect you.
Most states charge residents an annual income tax, in addition to their federal income taxes.
Arkansas state taxes include income taxes and state sales tax.
Arkansas Drivers License and License PlatesAnother list of items consider with Arkansas state taxes are the Arkansas drivers license and license plates and tags fees. Some of these fees are one time only, such as the Arizona state taxes assessed when registering from out of state, but others are annual, like the annual tags fees.
RV Insurance and Arkansas Auto InsuranceWhat state you call home determines your automobile insurance requirements.
Each state is different, and the coverage required might contribute to your RV domicile decision.
Arkansas auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain Arkansas RV insurance is also included.
VotingVoting is important to most Americans.
State politics might also be a consideration to take into account when choosing an RV home base. Here is the information on voting in Arkansas.
Homeschooling in ArkansasAll states have different homeschooling laws and regulations. Some states are very easy to homeschool in, while other states have many stipulations to a parent deciding to home educate his child. As states go, homeschooling in Arkansas is somewhere in the middle.
Homeschooling in Arkansas requires parents to send (or deliver in person) notification to the school district. This notification will include a signed affidavit stating that the state is not responsible for the child's education, a list of qualifications of the parent instructors, a description of the curriculum to be taught, and the location and schedule of the home school, along with identifying information about the students. In addition, homeschooling in Arkansas requires annual testing.
Links for Homeschooling in Arkansas
Other Domicile TidbitsThough Arkansas state taxes are probably the biggest concern (and homeschooling) when deciding on making Arkansas your RV domicile state, other information might make a difference as well.
The weather may play a factor for you if you plan to set up some sort of home base in the state, and the regulations on gun permits are a very hot topic with many RVers.
RV Domiciles in Other StatesArkansas state taxes or homeschooling in Arkansas not to your liking? Don't worry! There are 49 more states to choose an RV domicile from! Check out the following resources to help you to make your full time RV living decision.
DisclaimerThis RV home base and domicile guide is intended to assist you with making a decision on which state to call home. Though we have done our very best to find current laws and tax rates, each state has the ability to change their rules at any time. Please follow the links above and verify everything before making a decision.
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