Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
Jayco RV Owners Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-06-2022, 11:52 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Location: Columbia
Posts: 261
SC motorhome property tax.?

We are stepping up to a class a motorhome.
I know that the sales tax is limited to $500, but what about personal property tax? It looks to me that a motorhome is taxed as a residence, not as a vehicle. Can anyone in SC point me in the right direction?

Thanks!
Jacjayco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2022, 04:34 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 636
https://www.scdmvonline.com/Vehicle-...per-Trailer-RV
last paragraph
Registering Your RV | SCRVDA

For an RV you can drive in GA it is insured like a residence; different policy than cars. The registration is same as a car though. Pay your property tax when you buy the vehicle and then its just $20/yr after that. When its a trailer, you have to pay tax on it every year.
__________________
2018 Jayco Greyhawk 31FS
2023 Wrangler 392
mini4mw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2022, 07:47 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
jetlag's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2021
Location: Vanceboro
Posts: 1,505
Just filled out our property tax form in NC. The trailer is taxed as personal property, just like a boat .
__________________
2021 Ram Laramie 3500 SRW Air ride 50Gal fuel tank.
2021 Jayco Pinnacle 36FBTS, Andersen Ultimate Hitch
jetlag is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2022, 02:19 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2021
Location: Taylors
Posts: 19
I live in Greenville. SC taxes motorhomes like a vehicle, personal property tax. There is a form you can fill out at the tax office to have it taxed at a lower rate (as a second home) assuming it has a kitchen and a bathroom. I believe motor homes may be billed automatically at the lower rate, but for travel trailers it has to be requested every year. This is our first year as motorhome owners and I was pleasantly surprised at the cost. Not that it was cheap, but we own a boat and it was much lower than that. Your county tax office can answer most of your questions, possibly online, depending on your county's website. Greenville's is pretty helpful.
DazednConfuzed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2022, 09:43 PM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2021
Location: Marion
Posts: 22
In Virginia, motorhomes are taxed as personal property at the same rate as private vehicles. However, due to a tax break law several years ago, private cars and trucks are given a tax deduction of around 40% on the first $20,000 of the value on each vehicle. HOwever, that does not apply to trailers and motorhomes. I will pay more on my motorhome (2014 Precept 31UL than I will on my 4,600 square foot home on 6.4 acres.
__________________
Jayco Precept
Miata
F-150
Sorento
CRV
osbornk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2022, 05:02 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Charleston
Posts: 81
I'm in Charleston and just like DazednConfuzed, we pay the lower assessment because the rv is considered a 2nd home because it has a kitchen and bathroom. However I believe you can only qualify for the lower assessment on 1 property. So if you truly have a vacation home, you will pay the regular property tax on the rv. I took my bill to the county tax office. As soon as I told them I needed a reassessment on an rv, the staff knew exactly why I was there and took care of me. My bill on my 2021 Eagle HT 27RS went from around $1200.00 down to less than $700.00 just to give you an idea of the discount. You should only need to do this on your initial tax bill.
02camp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2022, 05:59 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Location: Columbia
Posts: 261
Thanks everyone for the info. I'm relieved that the new MH isn't taxed as a vehicle, but at a much lower residence rate.

We're new to the motorhome world, take delivery this Friday and don't know what we don't know right now.

Even though we've done a ton of research, looking for the right rv for us it's a big move from a 24ft TT to a 35ftMH.

Can't wait to bring her home!!
Jacjayco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2022, 10:13 PM   #8
Member
 
Textman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: spartanburg
Posts: 53
Claim my 5th wheel as a 2nd home... got a great tax break in Upstate SC...
__________________
2020 Pinnacle 36FBTS Carbon Steel
2007 Ford F-350 Dually Crew Cab
Loving Life
Textman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2022, 12:14 PM   #9
shw
Junior Member
 
shw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Big City
Posts: 25
See thread on NC property tax
Sw
shw is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

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


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Jayco, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.