Quick Answer: How To Avoid Sales Tax When Buying A Car Out Of State?

Can you buy a car out of state and drive it home? According to Carfax, you should pay sales tax to the state where you will register your vehicle (where you live), not to the state where you bought the vehicle. However, you may need to obtain a temporary registration card from the state where you purchased the car if you plan to drive it back to your home state. …