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Old 11-20-2012, 10:22 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by sturock578 View Post
Does anyone happen to know how taxes are applied to a new vehicle purchase in New York - am I paying taxes on the full price of the car or the price after incentives?

In Illinois, apparently, state tax is paid on the negotiated price BEFORE incentives are applied. Other states probably use this taxation method, as well.

I'm in the middle of a purchase and was a bit annoyed, but not surprised, that this is how it's done. I'm pretty comfortable otherwise with the price of my new Focus.

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