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DMV New Resident Checklist

by Melissa Crumish on

Moving to a new state creates a lengthy Things to Do list: checking out schools, contacting utility companies, figuring out which neighbors to avoid … Faced with so many undertakings, it’s easy to forget to contact your local Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV) after relocation. Depending on your situation you may need to update all […]

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How to Get a Vehicle’s MSRP by Melissa Crumish on

Manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) – nicknamed “sticker price” – is the recommended selling price car companies assign new vehicles. This price is not firm. It’s a suggestion for dealerships, and depending how the vehicle type is selling, dealerships may adjust the actual selling price either lower (for slow selling cars) or higher (for vehicles […]

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Tax Deduction for Vehicle Registration Fees by Kathy Teel on

Several factors can affect the used car taxes you pay, including: The vehicle’s weight. The type of license plate you’re getting. The state in which you’re registering the vehicle. Whether the car is a trade in. Vehicle Registration Tax Calculator Every state has a different way of calculating the fees for used cars; checking out […]

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How to Calculate Vehicle Registration Fees by Alicia Sparks on

You save and save and save to get enough for your dream car (or, at least, enough for a down payment for your dream), only to find out you also need enough to cover the vehicle registration fees, too. Nasty surprise, if you’re not ready for it. But…how do you get ready for it? Common […]

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Find Out How to Title and Register Your RV or Motorhome by Kathy Teel on

Federal and state laws stipulate that you must title and register recreational vehicles and motorhomes, just as you would any other vehicle. The exact process and amount you must pay, however, all varies from state to state. Some states charge fees based on the vehicle’s size and weight; others charge according to the model year. […]

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