Whether you are driving a brand new vehicle off a dealership’s lot or you found a hidden gem from a private owner on the Internet, buying a car carries with it some basic legal responsibilities. Let the Dealership Handle Your Paperwork New or used vehicles purchased from a licensed dealer have the added benefit that […]Continue Reading
Buying & Selling
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Handing over a used car to a new owner might seem like a simple process, but there are a few necessary requirements you don’t want skip. What Is a Bill of Sale? In many states, a bill of sale is one of these requirements. Generally, the seller presents this document; however, if you’re buying a […]Continue Reading
Are you familiar with invoices? Surely you’re familiar with receipts. Well, think of a bill of sale as a combination of an invoice and a receipt. Not only does it act as a record of the transaction, but also it includes all the specifics of the goods. Who Needs a Bill of Sale? Some states […]Continue Reading
Vehicle Sales Tax and Title Transfer Fees Be sure, when budgeting for a new car, to account for the possibility of sales tax and title transfer fees. In the excitement of the purchase, it’s easy to overlook these two after-the-fact charges. Car Sales Tax Excuse yourself from reading this section if you reside in Delaware, […]Continue Reading
Maybe you’ve finally paid off your loan, or maybe you’re just ready to pass your precious car along for someone else to enjoy. Whatever the situation, it’s time for a new shiny toy to drive around! Before you transfer the vehicle title and pop into your new ride, there are a few details to remember […]Continue Reading