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Delaware State Taxes

Choosing Delaware as an RV Domicile State

Delaware state taxes are one of the most important things to consider when deciding on your RV domicile, aka RV home base. Other very important issues for RV families on the road will include Delaware homeschooling, and Delaware drivers license and Delaware 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

Delaware State Taxes

delaware-state-taxes-01; delaware state welcome sign 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.

Delaware state taxes include income taxes but no state sales tax.
  • State Income Tax? YES
  • Income Tax Rate: 2.2-5.95%
  • Sales Tax: NONE
  • Delaware Department of Revenue

  • Delaware Drivers License and License Plates

    Another list of items consider with Delaware state taxes are the Delaware drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these Delaware state taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
  • Delaware Drivers License Fees: $25 for 5 years
  • Tax when registering vehicle from out of state: Yes, based on fair market value
  • Title Transfer Fees: $25-35
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection or Emissions Testing? Emissions required every 2 years
    (some exclusions apply)
  • Annual Tags Fees:
  • Cars: $40
    Trucks or Trailers: $40 for the first 5K lbs,
    increasing by $18 per 1,000 lbs
    Motorhomes: $40 for the first 5K lbs,
    increasing by $6.40 per 1,000 lbs
  • Delaware Drivers License Information
  • Delaware Vehicle Registration Information

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    RV Insurance and Delaware 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.

    Delaware auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain Delaware RV insurance is also included.
  • Liability Coverage: $15,000-30,000
  • Property Damage: $10,000
  • Delaware Auto Insurance Requirements
  • RV Insurance Information
  • Good Sam RV Insurance

  • Voting in Delaware

    Voting is important to most Americans.

    Fuel Tax Rates

    Diesel - 22c
    Gasoline - 23c
    Biodiesel - 22c
    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 Delaware.
  • Residency Requirements: 20 days
  • Address Requirements: Physical address
  • Delaware Voter Registration Information

  • Delaware Homeschooling

    Every state in the United States has different homeschooling laws and regulations. Some states are very easy to get along with in terms of homeschooling, while other states require many steps to be in compliance. Delaware homeschooling, for the most part, is quite simple.

    With Delaware homeschooling, parents must notify the district that they intend to homeschool, annually. They are also required to submit attendance records for their children on an annual basis. Though Delaware homeschooling requires attendance records, there are no rules as to how many days school must be scheduled. There are no required subject and no testing requirements.
    Links for Delaware Homeschooling
  • Delaware Homeschool
  • Delaware Homeschooling Laws

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    Other Domicile Tidbits

    Though Delaware state taxes are probably the biggest concerns you'll have when deciding on making Delaware 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 Delaware Weather Reports
  • Delaware Reciprocal Concealed Weapons Law & Gun Control Laws

  • RV Domiciles in Other States

    Delaware state taxes 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.

    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
    South Dakota
    West Virginia


    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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