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if I sell my car to my father in NY state does he have to pay

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if I sell my car to my father in NY state does he have to pay sales tax?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Tax.appeal.168 replied 2 years ago.
Welcome, THANK YOU for using Just Answer. My goal is to help make your life...a little...LESS taxing.

In order to better assist you, please verify if the city that your father lives in is New York City or another city in New York.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
another city in New York, I also live in another city in NY NOT NYC
Expert:  Tax.appeal.168 replied 2 years ago.
Hello again,

Thank you for the information.

When purchasing a vehicle from an individual, the sales tax is paid at the DMV when the vehicle is registered. The tax rate on used car purchases in New York is four percent.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you regarding this matter.

Thank you again for using JUST ANSWER.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
You did not answer my question about the sale of a vehicle between a child and a parent. I heard there shouldn't be tax on this transaction. Can you verify this?
Expert:  Tax.appeal.168 replied 2 years ago.
The information that I referenced does not specifically address selling a vehicle to a relative, but I will check into the matter for you and get back with you shortly. Thank you for your patience.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Relist: Incomplete answer.
I need to know about a vehicle sale between a father and daughter. Is this kind of transaction exempt from sales tax?
Expert:  PDtax replied 2 years ago.
Hi from Just Answer. Only answering because of your relist of the question. Here in NY, a sale like you describe is indeed exempt from sales tax.

DTF-802 is the form you fill out and submit at DMV. Link: http://dmv.ny.gov/forms/dtf802.pdf.

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