Maine State Taxes
Choosing Maine 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
Maine State TaxesFor most states, 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.
Maine state taxes include both a state income tax and a state sales tax.
Maine Drivers License and License PlatesMore items to consider with Maine state taxes are the Maine drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these Maine state taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
RV Insurance and Maine 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.
Maine auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain Maine RV insurance is also included.
Voting in MaineVoting 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 Maine.
Maine Homeschool InformationEvery state in the United States has different homeschooling laws and regulations. Some states are very difficult to homeschool in, some states are very easy, while most states fall somewhere in the middle. Maine homeschool regulations require parents to follow many rules.
In Maine homeschool laws, parents must file a notice of intent. They must teach a minimum of 175 days per year. They must teach the following subjects: English and language arts, math, science, social studies, physical and health education, library skills, fine arts, Maine studies , and computer proficiency. Maine homeschool students must have an annual teacher evaluation or take standardized tests.
Maine Homeschool Links
Other Domicile TidbitsThough Maine state taxes and Maine homeschool laws are probably the biggest concerns you'll have when deciding on making Maine 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 StatesMaine state taxes not what you're looking for? 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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