A tax credit/refund may be available within 3 months prior to or after the purchase of a new vehicle.
A tax credit may be applied toward the tax due at the time of registration for a vehicle registered to you and sold 3 months prior to the purchase. A tax refund may be applied for when a vehicle is registered to you and is sold within 3 months after the registration of a different vehicle. Contact the Department of Motor Vehicles for further information.
If submitting a dealer appraisal after the processing of your registration application, it must be received within 30 days of the registered date to be considered for a refund.