Proof of insurance from the buyer (in his name) for the purchase of the vehicle. Only title transfers can be made if no insurance is available or if the vehicle is not functional but the license plate must be returned. A 6% kentucky road use tax is levied on the trade-in value. Credits are granted for eligible taxes paid in the other state. In the absence of proof of tax, you will receive a credit note for the presumption of tax paid based on your state`s tax rate. You may need to present your registration, and there may be a tax difference if the state where your vehicle was eligible charges less than 6%. User Tax – A motor vehicle use tax of six percent (6%) is levied on the “retail price” of vehicles transported within Kentucky. For used vehicles, the use tax is 6% of the current average retail trade, as indicated in the used car driver, or 6% of the total consideration paid. In the case of second-hand vehicles, the total consideration paid is the total amount indicated, net of trading allowances, if any.
The trade-in allowance only applies to used vehicles and the exchanged vehicle must be previously registered in Kentucky. In Kentucky, sales tax applies to the total price of the vehicle, regardless of exchanges. Therefore, the taxable price of your new vehicle is still considered $10,000, even if your trade-in is $5,000 of the price. Kentucky charges a state sales tax rate of 6% on the purchase of all vehicles. Property tax – The owner of a vehicle from January 1 of each tax year is responsible for the tax for that year. If the property tax has not been paid at the time of transfer, the seller is responsible for the tax. To avoid an overdue tax, it is recommended that the seller pay taxes at the time of transfer. If this is not the case, the seller will receive a notification from the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet of the tax due. A motor vehicle use tax of six percent (6%) is levied on the “retail price” of vehicles first registered in Kentucky. For new vehicles, the “retail price” is the total consideration (the consideration is the sum of the money financed or the amount financed and the value of a given vehicle in payment.) or 90% of the manufacturer`s recommended retail price (MSRP), including any additional equipment and destination fees. For all vehicles purchased outside the state, the “retail price” is based on the total consideration (the total status of the consideration on the VTR form must be completed and VTR signed and notarized by the dealer or individual in the state)) or the average retail value as reported in the NADA (National Auto Dealers Association).
Official used car driver. An out-of-state purchase of a used car now allows for trade-in credit. The first time they offer a vehicle for registration in Kentucky that has been registered in another state that has collected a tax that is substantially identical to the motor vehicle use tax, a use tax credit is granted equal to the amount of tax paid to the other state. No credit will be granted for taxes paid in another state if that state does not grant a similar credit for substantially identical taxes paid in Kentucky. If you have just purchased a vehicle and need to pay the motor vehicle use tax, contact your county clerk. If you have received an invoice from the Ministry of Revenue, please use one of the following payment options: Electronic Payment: Choose to pay directly from your bank account or by credit card. Service provider fees may apply. Send a check or money order payable to “KY State Treasurer” to THE KY Department of Revenue Frankfort, KY 40619 In the case of vehicles brought to Kentucky by new residents, the tax value is the average trade-in value listed in the official used car driver`s guide.
A person who purchases a vehicle or brings a vehicle from another state must hold title to the vehicle(s) within 15 days. If the owner of a motor vehicle does not reside in Kentucky, the vehicle must be registered with the clerk of the county where the motor vehicle is primarily used (KRS 186,020). Please contact them at (502) 564-5301 or visit their website at drive.ky.gov for more information on: Note Sentencing provisions for any person who intentionally and fraudulently misrepresents the total and actual consideration for a motor vehicle is guilty of a Class D crime and will be liable to a fine of at least $2,000 per offence. Currently, there are different types of Kentucky titles that have been published. The procedures followed are based on the type of title that was issued to the seller. The certificates issued after February 2000 combined the transfer part and the vehicle transaction registration form on the back of the certificate of title. These titles would not require VCR Form #TC96-182 to transfer a vehicle. • Proof of VAT paid when purchasing the vehicle (usually on the buyer`s order from the dealer, on the title or during your initial registration – void checks are not acceptable proof). Some states display proof of tax paid on the front of the title.
NOTE: In the absence of proof available, you will receive a credit for the presumption of tax paid based on the current tax rate on the state security you are submitting….