How is sales tax handled on a private sale?

Asked by Tjgun Feb 03, 2019 at 03:04 PM about the 2007 Lexus RX 400h

Question type: Car Selling & Trading In

If I am buying from a private party, is sales tax included in the price listed?  
Whose responsibility is it to pay sales tax?

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The buyer pays the tax. The DMV will collect it when you register the car.

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