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Has anyone bought a vehicle in a different state than the one they live in?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Showtime250, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    Showtime250

    Showtime250 [OP] Bryon

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    Hey If you buy a vehicle in a different state than your own do you have to pay taxes on it twice? TIA
     
  2. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    c2thegreat

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    I can't speak for other states but in virginia if you paid the tax in the state you bought it you dont have to pay the tax again.
     
  3. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:20 AM
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    kroggy

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    No, you pay sales tax in the state it's registered.

    We asked somebody at Dave Smith in Idaho if we had to pay sales tax since we are from Montana, (no sales tax) when we drove through, they gut said you pay the tax where you register it. That may just be with Montana though, since we don't have sales tax.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    EnolaGaia

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    The exact laws vary by state. The last time I bought a vehicle out of state I had the option of paying the sales tax in the dealer's state (Georgia) or my home state (Ohio). The tax rates were the same, so I paid in Georgia.

    ( This was mainly done out of spite, because no Ohio dealer could or would get me an S-Runner. :cool: )

    I had to present the Georgia bill of sale (and / or perhaps a separate sales tax certificate) when I registered the Taco back in Ohio, as proof I'd already paid sales tax.

    Many - if not most - states require you to pay the equivalent of their own sales tax if you pay out of state. For example, if you live in state X (7% sales tax) and purchase the vehicle in state Y (5% sales tax), you'd still have to pay state X 2% sales tax after paying 5% in state Y.
     
  5. Aug 9, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    wolfgang123

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    no i live in Georgia and bought my truck in nc...8 hour drive one way and we did it all in one day
     
  6. Aug 9, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    DanGer

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    Yup i bought mine in MD and registered it in fairfax county
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 1:14 PM
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    blacktoothgrin

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    Like stated above... I live in AR and bought mine in MS you only pay taxes to the state you live in.
     
  8. Aug 11, 2009 at 3:08 AM
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    Werloc

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    Bought mine in MD, and just paid tax in NJ.
     
  9. Aug 11, 2009 at 3:40 AM
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    jspadaro

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    Yup, looking to buy in TN and the dealer said I would pay tax upon registration here in AL.
     
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