How are vehicle sales taxed in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania Sales Tax on Car Purchases:
Vehicles purchases are some of the largest sales commonly made in Pennsylvania, which means that they can lead to a hefty sales tax bill. This page covers the most important aspects of Pennsylvania’s sales tax with respects to vehicle purchases. For vehicles that are being rented or leased, see see taxation of leases and rentals.
Pennsylvania collects a 6% state sales tax rate on the purchase of all vehicles, with the exception of Allegheny County and the City of Philadelphia. The sales tax rate for Allegheny County is 7%, and the sales tax rate in the City of Philadelphia is 8%. Some dealerships may also charge a 113 dollar document preparation charge.
In addition to taxes, car purchases in Pennsylvania may be subject to other fees like registration, title, and plate fees. You can find