Originally Posted by mdosu
what about a private vehicle swap? Sounds like you have to pay it since you need to register it again and it'll come in as a new VIN registration. What about a gift? Are they taxing you if your dad gives you a beater to drive during college? sounds like as long as there's a change in registration, they'll assess taxes?
I believe you are correct. They may have some clause for same family gifts but I think if you register it you have to pay it.