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Old 07-05-2016, 06:57 AM   #1
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Pennsylvania Domicile for full time RVers.

Most people recommend Texas, Florida, or South Dakota as an RV domicile to minimize taxes. But Pennsylvania does not tax retirement income from IRAs or Social Security. Do any full time RVers have experience using Pennsylvania as their legal domicile? Are there any other advantages or disadvantages with Pennsylvania that I may not be aware of? It would be more convenient for me to travel there for a drivers license than to the other three states. Thanks.

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Old 07-05-2016, 07:47 AM   #2
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FL, SD and TX all welcome fulltime travelers. What is the PA attitude towards this?

Another thing to consider is vehicle inspections. There are none in FL and SD - not sure if required in PA.

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Old 07-05-2016, 08:23 AM   #3
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To live there, snow, cold.
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Old 07-05-2016, 10:24 AM   #4
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Pennsylvania is nice for three seasons.

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To live there, snow, cold.
Many full timers I know that are based in Florida, evacuate in bug, hurricane, and hot months. Hardly anywhere has great weather year round. South Dakota has worse winters than Pennsylvania. Texas gets pretty HOT.

Pennsylvania does have vehicle inspection. Research ittaxes aren't the only factor. Some states require you to have an address, not just a P.O. Box
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I live in Tennessee and we seem to be getting a lot of retirees moving in. No income tax, no vehicle inspections. Not sure how we rank, but weather wise, it's hard to beat! Relatively mild winters, beautiful spring and fall, and several great interstates available to take you out of state in the heat of summer.
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Old 07-05-2016, 11:27 AM   #6
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One of the big issues in selecting a state for fulltiming revolves around whether the state will accept an address provided by a mail forwarding service as a valid address to get a drivers license, register vehicles, etc..

Florida, Texas and South Dakota make it fairly easy in this regard besides the other advantages they offer. In Texas, use of the Escapees address has been proven out in court.

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Old 07-05-2016, 11:57 AM   #7
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Join Escapees and join a co-op in Texas or the Northwest. Great people, great club, great weather in the Pacific NW.
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Old 07-05-2016, 12:35 PM   #8
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What about Washington and Oregon?

Oregon has no sales tax and Washington no income tax. Find a place on the shared border. Live in WA, shop in Oregon. Life could be grand. Climate not bad and lots of salmon in season.
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I live in signal mtn and we have inspections.

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