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North Carolina State Taxes

Choosing North Carolina as an RV Domicile State

North Carolina state taxes are an issue to consider when deciding on an RV domicile state. Other important information for full-time RV families include regulations for homeschooling in North Carolina, as well as North Carolina drivers license and North Carolina 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

North Carolina State Taxes

north-carolina-state-taxes-01;map of usa state north carolina 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.

North Carolina state taxes include both income and sales tax.
  • State Income Tax? YES
  • Income Tax Rate: 7.75%
  • Sales Tax: 4.25-7.5%
    (depending on county)
  • North Carolina Income Taxes & Sales Tax

  • North Carolina Drivers License and License Plates

    More items to consider with North Carolina state taxes are the North Carolina drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these North Carolina state taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
  • North Carolina Drivers License Fees: $20 for 5 yrs
  • Tax when registering vehicle from out of state: 3% of purchase price
    (maximum $150)
  • Title Fees: $40
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection or Emissions Testing? Yes, both, annually
  • Annual Tags Fees:
  • Cars and Trucks under 4,000 lbs = $28
    Travel Trailers = $11
  • North Carolina Drivers License & Registration Information

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    RV Insurance and North Carolina 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.

    North Carolina auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain North Carolina RV insurance is also included.
  • Liability Coverage: $30,000-60,000
  • Property Damage: $25,000
  • RV Insurance Information
  • Good Sam RV Insurance

  • Voting in North Carolina

    Voting is important to most Americans.

    North Carolina
    Fuel Tax Rates

    Diesel - 29.7c
    Gasoline - 29.7c
    Biodiesel - 29.7c

    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 North Carolina.
  • Residency Requirements:30 days
  • Address Requirements: Street address
  • North Carolina Voter Registration Information

  • Homeschooling in North Carolina 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. As homeschooling laws go, homeschooling in North Carolina is about middle of the road.

    Homeschooling in North Carolina requires parents to send in a letter of intent. School must be held for 9 months per year, and parents must have at least a high school diploma or GED in order to school their children. Standardized testing is required annually.
    Homeschooling in North Carolina Links
  • North Carolinians for Home Education
  • Homeschooling in North Carolina Laws

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    Other Domicile Tidbits

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

  • RV Domiciles in Other States

    North Carolina 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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