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What is Vehicle Registration?
Vehicle registration is a legal necessity proving you have paid all the fees and taxes to drive your car on public roads. It is not the same as car insurance.
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Jacoba Bood
Jun 09, 2021
Private Party Vehicle Use Tax: What Is Tax Form RUT-50 in Illinois?
If you’re an Illinois resident with a car acquired via a private party, here's what you should know about tax form RUT-50.
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Brady Klopfer
Nov 20, 2020
What Is a Motor Vehicle Examination Certificate in Kansas?
Everything you need to know about Kansas’ motor vehicle examination certificate.
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Brady Klopfer
Nov 20, 2020
What Is a Declaration of Eligible Risk in North Carolina?
In North Carolina, residents are required to file a declaration of eligible risk when registering their cars. 
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Marisol Pereira
Nov 19, 2020
Arizona’s Vehicle License Tax (VLT), Explained
The Vehicle License Tax (VLT) in Arizona is a part of a registered driver’s yearly fees and is calculated in place of a personal property tax that is charged in other states.
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Jason Tushinski
Jun 09, 2021
How Verify a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
Before buying a car, make sure you check out its history. The easiest way to do this is through its vehicle identification number, or VIN.
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Cheryl Knight
Nov 18, 2020
What Is a Sheriff's Inspection Form in Kentucky?
The form essentially states that the vehicle purchased outside the state of Kentucky is "road worthy." Here's how to get one.
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Elan Mcafee
Nov 17, 2020
What Does a State Car Inspection Check for?
State car inspections don't just check for emissions standards, they check for a number of safety issues as well. Here’s the low-down on vehicle inspections
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Jason Unrau
Nov 16, 2020
How to Renew Your Car Registration
Car registration costs and renewal periods vary by state, but you can easily renew your car registration by sending in the right forms and documents.
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Cheryl Knight
Oct 20, 2020
How to Register a Car
To register a car, you need to have the proper documentation. Here's what you'll need.
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Cheryl Knight
Dec 08, 2020
Insurance Requirements for Car Registration
Getting your car officially registered with the DMV requires proof of ownership, ID, and possibly an inspection.
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Conor Fynes
Dec 09, 2020
Tackling Issues with Car Registration Suspension in California
While having your car registration suspended is frustrating, the good news is that clearing the suspension is an easy process in California.
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Mindy Hood
Sep 22, 2020

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