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This is a discussion on Charged Twice for Sales Tax? within the Car Purchasing Forum forums, part of the Marketplace category; I live in Virginia, but bought my new WRX in Colorado via the Dealers Internet Site and over the phone ...

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    Registered User chipset35's Avatar
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    Charged Twice for Sales Tax?

    I live in Virginia, but bought my new WRX in Colorado via the Dealers Internet Site and over the phone with the sales person.
    I was charged 5% Sales Tax (No tag or Title) on the Buyer Invoice , but when I went to the bank here in VA where I got the loan from they charged me 3% For Tax Tag and Title!
    Was I charged twice for Sales Tax?
    Up the Irons!

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    So the dealer in CO charged you sales tax? They should not have. You should only have been charged tax in VA when you titled/registered the car at the rate for your county.
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    VA also has a documentation fee of $497 that most dealerships charge.

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    Re: Charged Twice for Sales Tax?

    I bought a car in FL that I took to NY. I paid sales tax in FL & registered the car there for a while. When I transferred registration of the car in NY(Higher sales tax) I was asked to pay the difference.
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