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When to Use a Bill of Sale

by Nadia Ibanez on

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 […]

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What Is a Bill of Sale? by Alicia Sparks on

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 […]

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Sales Tax and Title Transfer Fees by Melissa Crumish on

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, […]

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Changing Vehicle Ownership: Why Title Transfers Matter by Kat Saks on

Whether you’ve sold or given away your vehicle – or bought or been given a new car – there’s a process to switching vehicle ownership. Namely, you have to transfer the title. Before you drive off, make sure your transaction is official by completing your state’s title transfer requirements. Title Transfer Basics The title is […]

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Car Insurance Requirements for Registration Renewal by Nadia Ibanez on

No matter which state you reside in, your local vehicle registration agency will not allow drivers to get on the road without proper liability insurance in the case that they get into any sort of collision. In fact, up-to-date car insurance is so important when operating a vehicle that proof of it must be kept […]

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Replace Registration Renewal Card by Melissa Crumish on

When the Car Registration Renewal Card Goes Missing Take heart: There are worse things you could lose. Unlike, say, a lost driver’s license, replacing a lost car registration renewal card requires nothing more than a phone call to your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or other motor vehicle agency office. But more on that […]

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