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Old 04-18-2021, 01:59 PM   #21
Name: straykat
Trailer: 1980 Trillium 4500, 2004 Damon 34' Challenge Fiberglass motorhome,
Kalifornia, Michigan, any other place we stop.
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Insurance is not needed because it is not a motor vehicle. It is not powered by a motor, it is only a towable trailer/vehicle. Also any sales tax you paid at time of purchase in another state is deducted from and sales tax you have to pay in California, if you have the receipt showing that you paid some sales tax.

If the California sales tax is $1200 and you paid sales tax of $550 in the state of purchase you will owe $650. Defiantly get a title to make it easier to sell either in state or if you sell it out of state.

Sorry that our state has to tax us excessively to the benefit of untaxed others. Just a word of warning, it is coming to your state too.
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Old 04-24-2021, 06:44 PM   #22
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Trailer: scamp 13
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Thanks a lot everyone. I have not gotten around to going to the DMV yet. I will report back when I do. I’ve just been having too much fun and sort of outback areas and haven’t gotten around to it. I’m hoping I won’t be fined. We’ll see.
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Old 05-01-2021, 09:33 PM   #23
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What does pti mean in regards to registering a trailer? I live in TX, and purchased a Scamp 13 from a private party. Will validate my title in a week when my appt comes due at the county office. Do I have to do anything else?
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Old 05-01-2021, 10:07 PM   #24
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Trailer: 1971 Hunter compact Jr, 1979 Terry 19', 2003 Scamp 16'
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Permanent Trailer Registration. I don't know if other states have it. Very low cost and once every 5 year.
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Old 05-03-2021, 07:58 AM   #25
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Trailer: 1992 Scamp 13'
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Thanks a lot everyone. I have not gotten around to going to the DMV yet.
Don't wait too long or else it will look negligent to the DMV worker who might not be sympathetic to you that day.
1992 Scamp 13' Standard, 2017 Casita 17' ID,
2008 Scamp 16' Deluxe Layout 4
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