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Unread 04-06-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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Registration Questions

I'm an Aussie moving to the USofA with my Yankee wife and two dogs in the next few months. Maybe someone can help me with a couple of questions:

At the moment, it looks like we might end up flying from Sydney to Dallas, buying a new or near new dealer vehicle (cash) and driving up to Cape Cod, where we will be living:

As I will not yet be a Mas. resident at that time, what happens with rego when I buy the truck in Dallas? I don't want to get charged sales tax in two states.

I understand once I get to Mas. I will have to spend hours at the DMV with title in hand and get Mas. registration papers, but will I have to first register in Dallas as soon as I buy the rig even if I'm only in town a couple of days?

Any other traps to look out for?

Appreciate the help.........and I even like your beer!

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Unread 04-07-2013, 11:33 AM   #2
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Why don't you just fly to mass. Then by the new car. Or fly to Dallas. Rent a car and drive to mass then buy your new car. Unless you know it is way cheaper to buy one in Dallas to buy one in mass.
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Unread 04-10-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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much, much less hassle renting a vehicle to drive to mass and then purchasing there.

depending upon the vehicle it may come standard with a cold weather package you're going to want up north that the texas vehicle most likely will not have.
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