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I live in Michigan and am interested in law 257.248 of Michigan law regarding the number of cars a "person" can legally buy and sell in any given 12 month period. Can a "person" be interpreted as a household or is it by dictionary definition, a sole individual? In other words can I as an individual buy and sell 4 cars and can my wife also buy and sell 4 cars as an individual? Also the law says nothing of repeated sales of cars: I.e.4 cars a year for multiple years. Can the state pursue an individual for repeated sales of 4 cars per year for multiple years without a dealers license,since the law reads the person must have a dealers license only if they buy and sell 5 or more vehicles. Any help in clarifying this would be great. thanks.
First off-thanks for the assistance. I just have one thing that needs clarification. If I as an individual do 4 cars within any given 12 month period continually for multiple years am I violating the law in question? And can they legally keep me from selling any cars I may possess if I haven't gone over the limit of 4? Thanks again.
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