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In Georgia does one have to pay sales tax on a car purchased from a private seller?

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2015-07-15 19:12:52
2015-07-15 19:12:52

Be careful! As long as the car is titled to a private owner, NO you don't have to pay sales tax. But we made a huge mistake! Thought we were buying from a private individual but he put the title in his privately owned company name and now we have to pay sales tax. A fact the OWNER should have disclosed!!

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