How are Ownership Documents and titles transferred for Florida residents?

If you reside outside the state of Florida or are an international customer, you are exempt from Florida state sales tax.

Florida residents are subject to additional taxes on vehicles.

Florida vehicles are not tax-exempt IF you live in the state of Florida, and your invoice will reflect the state sales tax, and surtax based off the final bid amount. 

Vehicles purchased by Florida residents are subject to auction fees, AutoBidMaster’s transaction fee, a documentation fee of $350, state sales tax of 6%, and a county discretionary sales surtax (based on the buyer’s county of residence). Please see here for more detailed information. 


A Florida registered member/export/import company that buys vehicles for resale and will immediately export them outside of Florida (documentation required) and is exempt from Florida sales tax.

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