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For tax purposes, you are a statutory resident of Maine if: 1. you spent more than 183 days in Maine during the tax year (any portion of a day is counted as a full day), and 2. you maintained a permanent place of abode in Maine for the entire tax year
As long as you are not in Maine for more than 183 days of the year then you are not a statutory resident. If your driver's lic and vehicles are registered in Nevada, you should not be trying to change the registeration
This would place you under Maine for taxation.
I read your response. I was giving you the exact items that show you are not a resident of Maine.
You should keep your domicile or residency in Nevada where it really is. Just getting a PO Box in Alaska is not setting up residency in that state.
As it stands right now you are a nonresident of Maine, a nonresident of Alaska, and a resident of Nevada.
Can i get a po box in alaska and use that as my domicil or keep using nevada?This is the first question you asked, the answer is no. A PO box does not determine residency.
Alaska Statute 16.05.405 covers residency for the state. It says that the intent of the individual to make the state their home under a permannet relationship is needed.
You can not do like you suggested and claim Alaska as your home state becuase of a PO Box. You would need to maintain your main home in the state not just be working there.
Here is the revenue code as well
(a) An individual's intent to establish residency, remain indefinitely in Alaska, or to return to Alaska and remain indefinitely is demonstrated through the establishment and maintenance of customary ties indicative of Alaska residency and the absence of those ties elsewhere. Acts that are required by law or contract or are routinely performed by temporary residents of Alaska are not by themselves evidence of residency. In evaluating whether an individual claiming Alaska residency has demonstrated an intent to remain indefinitely in Alaska, the department will consider whether or not an individual has:
(1) taken steps to establish Alaska residency and sever residency in a previous state or country;
(2) ties to another state or country that indicate continued residency in the other state or country; and
(3) taken other action during or subsequent to the qualifying year that is inconsistent with an intent to remain in Alaska indefinitely.
(b) An individual may not become a resident while absent from Alaska.