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Maryland State Taxes

Choosing Maryland as an RV Domicile State

Maryland state taxes are very important when deciding on the best RV domicile. Other factors to think about as full time RV families on the road should include Maryland homeschooling regulations, as well as Maryland drivers license and Maryland 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

Maryland State Taxes

maryland-state-taxes-01;map of usa state maryland For 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.

Maryland state taxes include both a state income tax and a state sales tax.
  • State Income Tax? YES
  • Income Tax Rate: 2-4.75%
    Some counties impose additional 1.25-3.15% income tax
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Maryland Income Taxes
  • Maryland Sales Tax

  • Maryland Drivers License and License Plates

    More items to consider with Maryland state taxes are the Maryland drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these Maryland state taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
  • Maryland Drivers License Fees: $45 for 5 yrs
    $30 for 5 yrs, renewal
  • Tax when registering vehicle from out of state: Yes, 5%
    (credit given if paid another state's tax within 60 days)
  • Title Fees: $23
    (plus excise tax, determined by purchase price)
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection or Emissions Testing?
    Safety upon registration of used vehicle
    Emissions every other year
  • Annual Tags Fees:
  • (every 2 years)
    Based on weight: Cars and Motorhomes:
    Up to 3,700 lbs = $128
    Over 3,700 lbs = $180
  • Maryland Drivers License & Registration Information

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    RV Insurance and Maryland 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.

    Maryland auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain Maryland RV insurance is also included.
  • Liability Coverage: $20,000-40,000
  • Property Damage: $15,000
  • RV Insurance Information
  • Good Sam RV Insurance

  • Voting in Maryland

    Voting is important to most Americans.

    Fuel Tax Rates

    Diesel - 24.25c
    Gasoline - 23.5c
    Biodiesel - 24.25c

    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 Maryland.
  • Residency Requirements:Register 21 days prior to election
  • Address Requirements: Street address
  • Maryland Voter Registration Information

  • Maryland Homeschooling Information

    Every 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. Maryland homeschooling regulations allow parents to choose how they wish to follow the requirements.

    Maryland homeschooling does not require parents to have any qualifications in order to school their children. Maryland homeschooling does not require annual testing. Parents are required to homeschool 180 days per year and teach the following (grade appropriate) subjects: English, math, science, social studies, art, music, health, and physical education.

    Maryland homeschooling requires parents to send in an annual notice of intent, and to be supervised by either the school superintendent, a church umbrella school, or a non-church umbrella school.
    Maryland Homeschooling Links
  • Maryland Homeschool Resource Network
  • Maryland Homeschooling Laws

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    Other Domicile Tidbits

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

  • RV Domiciles in Other States

    Maryland state taxes not appealing to you? 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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