Have you been contemplating moving to another state with lower taxes? Your move could lower your state tax bill, but you want to make sure to establish that the new state is your place of legal residency (also known as your “domicile”) for state tax purposes. Otherwise, the old state could come after you for taxes after you've moved.
In the worst-case scenario, your new state could expect to get paid, too. Here's what you need to do to establish residency in the new state — and why moving your pet could be a deciding factor.