Titling and registration, by state

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  1. lukelaw1

    lukelaw1 Active Member

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    I think it was roughly a year or so after I bought the bike I applied for bonded title. I don't know how long the bike had been reported stolen either
     
  2. scrubus

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    Titling process for Wisconsin with no bill of sale and no title.
    Sent in MV-1 and MV2082 forms at the end of July 2016 stating I bought vehicle without a title or bill of sale.
    Wisconsin DMV ran a search on the vehicle I.D. number and found no records.
    Received Wisconsin DMV Approval to apply for Surety Bond on 9/26/2016
    Received Surety Bond 10/1/16
    Received Title Saturday 10/15/16
    Received plates on Monday 10/17/16
     
  3. Jane

    Jane New Member

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    My brother in law bought a street legal dirt bike and didn't notice PO titled it as Off Road Use Only. DMV stated by Florida Law, it could never be changed. My ever resourceful Spousal Unit found a Craigslist entrepreneur that got a South Dakota tag/title. I think it was $175 and took 2 weeks. Hope this helps...
     
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  4. kirrbby

    kirrbby Well-Known Member

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    I've never understood why it should be so difficult. Issue titles and tags. Let the cops find the ones that aren't safe and legal for the street...everyone wins.

    State makes money. Bikers get to ride their bikes. Seems a no-brainer to me.
     
  5. Mike_

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    California.... arm, leg and 1st, 2nd and 3rd born! o_O
     
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  6. Sidewinder

    Sidewinder Well-Known Member

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    HaHa, Mike_ , does that mean ya STILL OWE??? :eek:
     
  7. Mike_

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    Yep, only have had one kid so far
     
  8. Sidewinder

    Sidewinder Well-Known Member

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    Time to get busy, dude, the DMV is waitin' on ya, LOL... collection basket in hand, no doubt. :eek:
     
  9. cornishrooster

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    Quick question about Vermont registration. Form 119i says that the tax is calculated by bill of sale amount or nada value whichever is higher. If I go by the Fair evaluation it's $875 at 6% or $52. Seems like I could just say the value is poor which goes by bill of sale price. Can anyone advise? If they go by the "good" evaluation it'll cost me $150 just in tax! Hopefully they don't ask for pictures.


    EDIT - nm. Finally found a section that said $500 was the minimum value so 6% was $30 + $48 for one year registration and a mandatory $6 fee for a total of $84. Not bad considering that titling firm wanted $250.
     
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  10. b52bombardier1

    b52bombardier1 Well-Known Member

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    Ya' gotta' remember, Vermont goes by value of the bike, not what it cost you. They don't care that the bill of sale says $250. You could have rescue pulled it out of a landfill archaeological dig for free . . . doesn't matter. This is revenue generation by the State pure and simple. I'm just happy this method of registration works at all so I don't complain.

    Rick
     
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  11. Gary

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    +1. Illinois does it the same way on everything we have to title. It seems hard to believe that someone would try to scam the system by providing a low ball bill of sale;) So after a certain year it's just a flat fee,but on newer items it goes by book value not by what you "paid". Things sold to immediate family members don't get taxed here.
     
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  12. cornishrooster

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    I understand why they do but I was curious how they see what price to tax at. The NADA value for my bike jumps from $4500, $2500, $1200, $875 to N/A. Seems like they would want to see a picture of the bike so they could tax you in the range that would land them the most money. Fortunately it seems like they are happy just taking the $30 from the minimum $500 value.
     
  13. Gary

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    Please don't give them any ideas ;) Here's a copy of Illinois current idea-
    Use the table below when the purchase price (or fair market value) of a vehicle is less than $15,000. The tax due is determined by the model year of the vehicle. Model year Vehicle age (years) Tax due ($) 2016 or newer-$390. 2015-$290. 2014-$215. 2013-$165. 2012 -$115. 2011-$90. 2010 -$80. 2009 -$65. 2008 -$50. 2007-$40. 2006 -11 or older $25.
     
  14. allenp42

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    Vermont uses NADA "Good" condition or the purchase price, whichever is higher. If you call Montpelier to get the value, they always ask what you paid before they give you the value. They do this so they can tell you how much you owe for taxes.

    Thus far, my bill of sale has always been under the NADA value....so I pay book value.

    http://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles
     

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