Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > MH-General Discussions & Problems
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-19-2014, 08:04 PM   #15
Senior Member
Tony Lee's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Tasmania now, USA/Canada/Alaska in April
Posts: 2,419
Montana might be tempting

Tony Lee - International Grey Nomad. Picasa Album - Travel Map
RVs. USA - Airstream Cutter; in Australia - MC8 40' DIY Coach conversion & OKA 4x4 MH; in Germany - Hobby Class C; in S America - F350 with 2500 10.6 Bigfoot camper
Tony Lee is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-19-2014, 08:05 PM   #16
Senior Member
Cola ny's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 190
Originally Posted by diva51 View Post
We just got our coach....8.625% sales tax for Suffolk County to be exact.

Okay so no state tax

Cola ny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2014, 08:45 PM   #17
Senior Member
Pusherman's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 2,619
New York State tax is 4% sales tax. The other 4.625% is county sales tax, equals a total of 8.625% for the example of Suffolk County.

Here in Monroe County, it's 4% State and 4% county tax, total = 8% sales tax.

DMV fee is to register the RV/plates based on GVWR. Most dealers will collect a $75 document fee to cover their title clerk.

NY Inspection fee is $20-26, depending on GVWR. If it's new, you will pay a $2.50 per tire tax payable to NYS.
'07 Winnebago Journey 34H - CAT C7, Koni's, MCU's, SS Bell Crank, Safe-T-Plus
'07 HHR Toad, SMI AFO, Blue OX
Pusherman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2014, 08:52 PM   #18
Senior Member
Cola ny's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 190
Now I understand thank you so much Pusherman
Cola ny is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2014, 09:05 PM   #19
Senior Member
Nuclear's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 335
Beside the Utah state tax, I had a county property tax. I can use my military disability to off set it, but than I won't be able to use it in my house property tax (much higher than my used MH). Oh yes, DMV and new plates as well.
2017 Forest River Sunseeker MBS 2400w
2000 Monaco La Palma, F53 V10
2011 Ford Escape
Nuclear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2014, 09:17 PM   #20
Senior Member
road dogs's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: 7S5
Posts: 571
Oregon has no sales tax so when we bought our new Arctic Fox 5th wheel we paid about $230 in DMV fees plus about $90 to transfer the plates to the new rig since there was 1 1/2 year left on the tags, The $90 was the difference in the longer trailer, because Oregon DMV assesses license fees according to length and tags are good for 2 years
2004.5 GMC SLT CCLB, Ride Rites, Turbo brake, EFI Live
2012 Arctic Fox 29 5T 5th Airborne, B&W, Prodigy
Papillon navigators Lily, Buddy and Willow
road dogs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2014, 10:08 PM   #21
Senior Member
777 Driver's Avatar
Entegra Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,012
Property tax is usually the domain of the county. Property tax generally falls into two categories, Real property and Personal property.

Frequently, motor vehicles (including trailers) are taxed as personal property. That's typically collected based on an assessed tax value and a tax rate. The assessed value AND the tax rate vary by county.

IF your county taxes your RV as Personal Property, that will be an annual tax liability vice a one-time (associated with the purchase) tax liability.

Take care,
"A superior pilot is one who uses his superior judgment to avoid situations which might require the demonstration of his superior skills."
2018 Anthem 42DEQ
777 Driver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2014, 06:48 AM   #22
Senior Member
Go Dawgs's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Kent, WA
Posts: 1,062
Go to the state website to find out the exact fees.
2017 Grand Design Reflection 303 RLS
2004 Ford F350 Lariat 4x4 Dually
Go Dawgs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2014, 09:11 AM   #23
Senior Member
usinvestment's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Location: AZ
Posts: 233
We purchased in CO, live in AZ. When we purchased the dealer wasn't sure of the local tax rates. What most here have acknowledged is even if you purchase out of State local taxes will apply. A year later my City sent in a tax assessment bill of $1,100 because it wasn't paid at purchase. Even if you think you're getting a tax break out of State often that isn't true. Your local tax rates do apply and the tax man will find you!
Phillip, AZ, 2013 Fleetwood Storm, Roadmaster Front Stabilizer, Koni FSD Front Shocks, DIY Rear Track Bar, CHF, 5 Star Tune, 2010 Kia Soul Toad
usinvestment is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2014, 03:03 PM   #24
Senior Member
Old Radios's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Upstate (the other) New York
Posts: 599
In NY (upstate) you will pay State and local sales tax (combined) and a registration/title fee at the DMV, and an inspection fee to a local garage. Once you have paid the initial sales tax for the purchase you only pay an annual registration fee and the inspection fee. In my case Sales tax is a one time 8% at time of initial registration. it's then $35 per year for the registration and $25 per year for the inspection. You might also be able to wright off any loan interest on your income taxes claiming the RV as a second home.
2006 Fleetwood Tioga 26Q
Toads: '15 Ford Focus, '10 Harley Softail Custom and '15 Harley Softail Deluxe
Upstate (the other) New York
Old Radios is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2014, 11:44 PM   #25
"Formerly Diplomat Don"
Dutch Star Don's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Moorpark, Ca.
Posts: 10,122
You can probably use 10% on top of the purchase price as a guestimate for figuring out what you'll pay out the door.

Keep in mind that the loan interest is tax deductible as long as you're not already claiming a second home. A portion of the DMV fees are also tax deductible each year.

Don & Mary
2014 Newmar Dutch Star - All Electric - 450 ISL
2016 GMC Canyon 4WD Crew Cab
Dutch Star Don is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do Not Purchase an RV Extended Warranty from This Company! Gadget Man iRV2.com General Discussion 15 04-13-2014 02:29 PM
Used Class A purchase checklist minivanmafia Damon 3 04-13-2014 02:21 PM
NC vs. FL Inspections,State Sales Taxes, Property Taxes, etc. JOHNBJR53 iRV2.com General Discussion 4 04-12-2014 05:52 AM
NC residents and RV taxes jtseltmann Class A Motorhome Discussions 12 02-04-2014 01:24 PM
GA RV Taxes fmira001 iRV2.com General Discussion 19 09-12-2013 08:53 AM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.