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Connecticut State Tax

Choosing Connecticut as an RV Domicile State

Connecticut state tax is an important consideration when deciding on your RV domicile or home base. Other very important issues for full time RV families include Connecticut homeschooling, and Connecticut drivers license and Connecticut auto insurance requirements.

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

Connecticut State Tax

connecticut-state-tax-01; connecticut state map usa Probably 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.

Connecticut state tax includes income taxes and a flat state sales tax.
  • State Income Tax? YES
  • Income Tax Rate: 3-5%
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Connecticut Department of Revenue
  • Connecticut State Sales Tax

  • Connecticut Drivers License and License Plates

    Another list of items to consider with Connecticut state tax are the Connecticut drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these Connecticut state taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
  • Connecticut Drivers License Fees: $66-77 for 5.5-7 yrs
    (plus $40 exam fee)
  • Tax when registering vehicle from out of state: 6%
  • Title Transfer Fees: $25
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection or Emissions Testing? Emissions required every 2 years
    (some exclusions apply)
  • Annual Tags Fees:
  • Cars: $85 for 2 years
    Trailers: $18 for 2 years
    Motorhomes: $70 for 2 years
    License Plate Fee: $5
  • Connecticut Drivers License Information
  • Connecticut Vehicle Registration Information

  • connecticut-state-tax-02; connecticut state quarter

    RV Insurance and Connecticut Auto Insurance

    What state you call home determines your automobile insurance requirements.

    Each state is different, and the coverage required might contribute to your RV domicile decision.

    Connecticut auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain Connecticut RV insurance is also included.
  • Liability Coverage: $20,000-40,000
  • Property Damage: $10,000
  • Connecticut Auto Insurance Requirements
  • RV Insurance Information
  • Good Sam RV Insurance


  • Voting in Connecticut

    Voting is important to most Americans.

    Connecticut
    Fuel Tax Rates

    Diesel - 37c
    Gasoline - 25c
    Biodiesel - 37c

    Luckily, you still have the ability to register and vote while on the road.

    State politics might also be a consideration to take into account when choosing an RV home base. Here is the information on voting in Connecticut.
  • Residency Requirements: Must register 14 days prior to election
  • Address Requirements: Street address
  • Connecticut Voter Registration Information

  • Connecticut Homeschooling

    Connecticut homeschooling is legal, but does require many steps from the parents in order to remain in compliance with the law. Many states are easier to homeschool in, though there are a few that are more difficult.

    Conneticut homeschooling requires a notice of intent sent to the school board. Attendance of 180 days per year is required, and parents must teach their children the following subjects: reading, writing, spelling, English, grammar, geography, arithmetic, United States history, and citizenship, including a study of the town, state, and federal governments. Parents are also subjected to an annual portfolio evaluation by the school board, to determine if the homeschooling met requirements.
    Links for Connecticut Homeschooling
  • Connecticut Homeschool Network
  • Connecticut Homeschooling Laws

  • connecticut-state-tax-03; blackline map of connecticut

    Other Domicile Tidbits

    Though Connecticut state tax and Connecticut homeschooling laws are probably the biggest concerns you'll have when deciding on making Connecticut 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.
  • Up-to-Date Connecticut Weather Reports
  • Connecticut Reciprocal Concealed Weapons Law & Gun Control Laws

  • RV Domiciles in Other States

    Connecticut state tax and Connecticut homeschooling 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.

    Alabama
    Alaska
    Arizona
    Arkansas
    California
    Colorado
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    Florida
    Georgia
    Hawaii
    Idaho
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Kansas
    Kentucky
    Louisiana
    Maine
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Minnesota
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Montana
    Nebraska
    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Ohio
    Oklahoma
    Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Texas
    Utah
    Vermont
    Virginia
    Washington
    West Virginia
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming

    Disclaimer

    This 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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