There are decisions to be made if you sell your home and decide to become a full-time RVer. Where will I call my home base for paying taxes, car registration, health insurance, etc. The three most popular and RV friendly states for full-time RVers are Texas, Florida and South Dakota. These states do not have a state income tax and there is no required period of presence in the state.
Establish Legal Residency: The legal definition of domicile is the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time. Your residence is the place of abode, actual dwelling place, without regard to intent.
If you sell your home and live in your RV full-time, the RV is not your domicile, it is your residence. You may choose the State best suited for your needs as your domicile.
Driver's License/Registration: Your drivers license is usually maintained in the state you have chosen to be your domicile. Your driver's license and vehicle registration should match and you may be questioned if they don't match. Vehicle insurance must be in the location where the vehicle is registered.
Mail Forwarding: You don't have to use a mail forwarding service in the state you have chosen as your domicile but it makes life easier if your address matches everything else. See Mail Service under Staying in Touch.
Business: Remember if you do business in more than one state, you must pay taxes in those states. Keep good records for tax time.
"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." ~ Ernest Hemingway
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