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Washington State cracks down on RVers using Montana LLCs

(June 21, 2010) -- A new state law in Washington imposes penalties up to 60 percent on unpaid taxes, plus interest, for anyone who uses a Montana limited liability corporation to avoid paying Washington taxes when purchasing and registering a new RV, the Bellingham Herald reports.

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For RV Education 101, training is fundamental

(June 18, 2010) -- It's funny how some of the smallest ideas turn into the biggest projects. Mark Polk was working as a sales manager for an RV dealership in North Carolina in the late 1990s. When people purchased a new RV, staff members would explain how every system worked and how every appliance operated -- two or three times, if necessary. As much as Polk and the rest of his staff loved helping customers and wanted them to be comfortable with their new purchase, he realized the walk-thru orientations were mind-numbing to new RV owners simply because it was information overload. So he hired a crew to film him doing a simple walk-thru, capturing close-ups as he pulled levers and pushed buttons -- and RV Education 101 was born.

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RVer dies in explosion at Ontario campground

(June 17, 2010) -- The man was outside his camper, which had two propane tanks attached to it, at the time of the explosion. However, due to the heat of the flames, no one could get to him until after firefighters brought the fire under control, CBC News reported.

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Campgrounds aren’t the place for foolish behavior

(June 17, 2010) -- "Like common sense, common courtesy doesn't seem all that common anymore. That observation was emphasized by a campground radio tuned to a country station early one recent morning when my wife and I were doing our regular walk through a state park," writes Ray Sasser for Dallas Morning News.

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New iPhone app helps travelers locate RV parks

(June 16, 2010) -- “For years, RVers have carried around giant directories the size of the New York City phone books that are instantly outdated. Now, you can carry access park information, phone numbers and even user reviews in the palm of your hand,” says Erik Budde, CEO of RVParking.com.

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Settlement talks break down, sewer-free trial looms for Florida RV park

(June 16, 2010) -- According to the Keynoter, the lawsuit centers on whether it is legal to charge individual owners of the RV park the same sewer fees paid by people building residential homes. The RV park switched to a condominium form of ownership in 2004. The city wants to charge $5,700 per RV to connect to the sewer system.

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