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State of New Jersey Taxes

Choosing New Jersey as an RV Domicile State

State of New Jersey taxes are important to think about when choosing which state you want to claim as your RV domicile. For those families who full time RV travel with kids, other important things to consider might be New Jersey homeschooling laws, and New Jersey drivers license and New Jersey 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

State of New Jersey Taxes

state-of-new-jersey-taxes-01;map of usa state new jersey 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.

State of New Jersey taxes include income tax as well as state sales tax.
  • State Income Tax? YES
  • Income Tax Rate: 1.4-8.97%
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • New Jersey Income Taxes
  • New Jersey Sales Taxes

  • New Jersey Drivers License and License Plates

    More items to consider with state of New Jersey taxes are the New Jersey drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these state of New Jersey taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
  • New Jersey Drivers License Fees: $24 for 4 yrs
  • Tax when registering vehicle from out of state: NONE
  • Title Fees: $20-40
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection or Emissions Testing? Both
    (Done every other year)
  • Annual Tags Fees:
  • All Vehicles: (based on age and weight of vehicle)
    1970 & Older
    under 2,700 lbs = $35.50
    2,700-3,800 lbs = $44.50
    over 3,800 lbs = $62.50
    under 2,700 lbs = $38.50
    2,700-3,800 lbs = $49.50
    over 3,800 lbs = $72.50
    under 3,500 lbs = $46.50
    over 3,500 lbs = $71.50
    2004 or newer under 3,500 lbs = $59
    over 3,500 lbs = $84
  • New Jersey Drivers License & Registration Information

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    RV Insurance and New Jersey 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.

    New Jersey auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain New Jersey RV insurance is also included.
  • Liability Coverage: $15,000-30,000
  • Property Damage: $5,000
  • RV Insurance Information
  • Good Sam RV Insurance

  • Voting in New Jersey

    Voting is important to most Americans.

    New Jersey
    Fuel Tax Rates

    Diesel - 17.5c
    Gasoline - 14.5c

    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 New Jersey.
  • Residency Requirements: 30 days
  • Address Requirements: Street address
  • New Jersey Voter Registration Information

  • New Jersey Homeschooling

    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. New Jersey is one state that is considered easier to home educate in.

    New Jersey homeschooling does not require parents to submit a letter of intent to the school district....though they do encourage parents to do so anyways, to prevent questions. They are authorized to ask parents to submit such a letter if their homeschool comes under question. They are required to teach an equivalent program to that in public schools, but are not required to school for a particular number of days or have their curriculum approved by the board. No standardized testing or reviews are required with New Jersey homeschooling.
    New Jersey Homeschooling Links
  • Educational Network of Christian Homeschoolers of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Homeschooling Law

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    Other Domicile Tidbits

    Though state of New Jersey taxes are probably big concerns you'll have when deciding on making New Jersey 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 New Jersey Weather Reports
  • New Jersey Reciprocal Concealed Weapons Law & Gun Control Laws

  • RV Domiciles in Other States

    State of New Jersey taxes not your thing? 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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