How do I protect myself when selling a car?
When selling a car privately what do you do?
Can you write up a bill of sale?
Anyone can write a bill of sale as long as it has certain requirements. When writing a bill of sale, the bill of sale must contain information in order for it to be legally binding. This information is important as it will better explain how much sales tax you may pay.
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What is the safest form of payment when selling a car?
Cash is still the safest and most preferable form of payment when selling a car, especially at a reasonable amount. Remember to check for authenticity and do count out the money in the presence of the car buyer. If the conditions allow, let the buyer pay you at your bank.