Ross, after reading your posts, I reckon NC has one obvious advantage...tags for my "Motor Home" are only $28 bucks a year. Property taxes (the only annual taxes on MVs in NC) are about $40.
Now that's nice!
Reckon I'll deal with the NCI for the low cost of licensing the bus. Course, I still buy most of my fuel in South Carolina...the low tax state!
It does cost more to register, but we don't have sales tax. My bus costs $450 per year between the town and state. Those fees are basically property tax, which is high here. Personally, I'd rather have a sales tax. You pay when you buy. If you don't want to pay, don't buy. it's the only tax that they can't force you to pay.