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State of Oregon Taxes

Choosing Oregon as an RV Domicile State

State of Oregon taxes are important to think about when choosing the state you wish to claim as your full time RV domicile. RV families on the road also need to take into consideration Oregon homeschool laws, and Oregon drivers license and Oregon auto insurance requirements.

We've put together a short summary of some factors to consider when choosing Oregon as your RV home domicile. Not all RV families may have the option of choosing their domicile. Read through to determine if your legal resident state has been decided for you:

Choosing an RV Domicile

State of Oregon Taxes

state-of-oregon-taxes-01;map of usa state oregon 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 Oregon taxes include income tax, but no state sales tax.
  • State Income Tax? YES
  • Income Tax Rate: 5-9%
  • Sales Tax: NONE
  • Oregon Income Taxes

  • Oregon Drivers License and License Plates

    More items to consider with state of Oregon taxes are the Oregon drivers license and license plates and tags fees. All of these fees vary by state, so these state of Oregon taxes are something to compare and to take into consideration when choosing an RV domicile. Most of these fees are reoccurring.
  • Oregon Drivers License Fees: New: $54.50 for 8 yrs
    (renewal $34.50 for 8 yrs)
  • Tax when registering vehicle from out of state: NONE
  • Title Fees: $55
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection or Emissions Testing? No safety
    Emissions (Department of Environmental Quality) testing required
  • Annual Tags Fees: Based on length of time registerd in OR
  • 1st-4th yr = $91
    5th-8th yr = $81
    9th-12th yr = $61
    13th-16th yr = $41
    17+ years = $21
  • Oregon Drivers License Information
  • Oregon Vehicle Registration Information

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    RV Insurance and Oregon 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.

    Oregon auto insurance requirements are as follows. Information on how to obtain Oregon RV insurance is also included.
  • Liability Coverage: $25,000-50,000
  • Property Damage: $10,000
  • RV Insurance Information
  • Good Sam RV Insurance

  • Voting in Oregon

    Voting is important to most Americans.

    Oregon
    Fuel Tax Rates

    Diesel - 24.3c
    Gasoline - 24.9c

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

  • Oregon Homeschool 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. Oregon homeschool laws have positive and negative points.

    Oregon homeschool families must submit a letter of intent, only once, when the child begins homeschooling. If they move to a different district, the new district needs to receive a new letter of intent. Oregon homeschool families do not need to teach a specific curriculum, specific subjects, or adhere to specific attendance requirements, nor do parents need to be certified.

    Oregon homeschool regulations do require children to be tested in grades 3, 5, 8, and 10. If the child is in the 15th percentile or lower, the child must be tested the following year. If the child again scores in the lower 15th percentile, then the child must be tested again the following year, at which time the district will get involved by assigning a teacher (at the parent's expense) to monitor the situation. The school district can recommend the child returns to public school at the end of an additional year, if testing scores remain low.
    Oregon Homeschool Links
  • Oregon Home Educators Network
  • Oregon Homeschool Laws

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    Other Domicile Tidbits

    Though state of Oregon taxes (and Oregon homeschool laws) are probably the big concerns you'll have when deciding on making Oregon your RV domicile state, other information might make a difference as well.

    What sort of weather does Oregon have, after all you don't want to live half the year under snow! Also check out gun permit regulations, they are a hot discussion point among RVers.
  • Up-to-Date Oregon Weather Reports
  • Oregon Reciprocal Concealed Weapons Law & Gun Control Laws

  • RV Domiciles in Other States

    State of Oregon 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.

    Alabama
    Alaska
    Arizona
    Arkansas
    California
    Colorado
    Connecticut
    Delaware
    Florida
    Georgia
    Hawaii
    Idaho
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Iowa
    Kansas
    Kentucky
    Louisiana
    Maine
    Maryland
    Massachusetts
    Michigan
    Minnesota
    Mississippi
    Missouri
    Montana
    Nebraska
    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New Mexico
    New York
    North Carolina
    North Dakota
    Ohio
    Oklahoma
    Oregon
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
    South Dakota
    Tennessee
    Texas
    Utah
    Vermont
    Virginia
    Washington
    West Virginia
    Wisconsin
    Wyoming

    Disclaimer

    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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