- Motor Vehicles
- Motor Vehicle Documentation Options
Motor Vehicle Documentation Options
All documents must be on authentic letterhead, legible, and include the following:
- Vehicle Identification Number
All options listed are in addition to a plate cancellation receipt
|Type of Sale/Transaction||Required Documentation|
|Proof of Independent Sale||We will only accept the DMV bill of sale or gift declaration - the form must be completed in its entirety or a copy of both sides of the title with the seller and buyer’s information|
|Dealership Sale or Trade-In Vehicle||A copy of the bill of sale from the dealership identifying the vehicle that was traded in or an odometer statement|
|Registration Copy||A copy of the registration in another state or a copy of the new owner’s registration|
|Leased Vehicle Return||Copy of the odometer or lease return statement|
|Junked Vehicle||A receipt from the junkyard|
|Donated Vehicle||A letter from the charitable organization|
|Repossession||A letter from the company who repossessed the vehicle showing when they sold the vehicle at auction|
|Stolen Vehicle||A statement from your insurance company indicating that the vehicle was stolen and not recovered|
|Total Loss from the Insurance Company|
The letter must state it was a total loss and the vehicle was DISPOSED, JUNKED, sent to COPART, OWNER DID NOT RETAIN
If you retained the vehicle after the total loss, you are responsible for the taxes – see Assessment Appeal Procedures
|Carfax, Vinaudit, Autocheck, VehicleHistoryRecord.com||City of Danbury is not responsible for any fees associated with these sites or reporting results|
A letter from your insurance company on letterhead stating WHY the vehicle was deleted from the policy.
The letter will not be acceptable without stating what happened to the vehicle, SOLD, JUNKED ETC.
In accordance with § 12-71c(b) Any person claiming a property tax credit with respect to a motor vehicle in accordance with subsection (a) of this section for any assessment year shall, not later than the thirty-first day of December immediately following the end of the assessment year which next follows the assessment year in which such motor vehicle is so sold, damaged, stolen or removed and registered, file with the assessor in the town in which such person is entitled to such property tax credit, documentation satisfactory to the assessor concerning the sale, total damage, theft or removal and registration of such motor vehicle. Failure to file such claim and documentation as prescribed herein shall constitute a waiver of the right to such property tax credit.