California State Tax Rates
Choosing California 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
California State Tax RatesProbably 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.
California state tax rates include income taxes and state sales tax.
California Drivers License and License PlatesAnother list of items consider with California state tax rates are the California drivers license and license plates and tags fees. Some of these fees are one time only, such as the California state tax rates assessed when registering from out of state (if purchased within the last 365 days), but others are annual, like the annual tags fees.
RV Insurance and California 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.
California auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain California 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 California.
Homeschooling Laws in CaliforniaAll states have different homeschooling laws and regulations. Some states don't exactly allow homeschooling, or try and call it something else. California is one of these states.
Homeschooling laws in California give parent four options: register your homeschool as a private school, enroll your child in a private satellite school, have your child taught by a certified tutor, or have your child enrolled in public school at home. Most parents choose the first option, starting their own private school to meet the requirements. Annual testing is not required.
Links for Homeschooling Laws in California (and other information)
Other Domicile TidbitsThough California state tax rates are probably the biggest concern you'll have when deciding on making California 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 StatesCalifornia state tax rates or homeschooling laws in California 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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