SailNet Community - View Single Post - Possible Trade for a boat...
View Single Post
post #17 of Old 07-21-2013
Senior Member
fryewe's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 2,033
Thanks: 33
Thanked 58 Times in 58 Posts
Rep Power: 13
Re: Possible Trade for a boat...

Originally Posted by rob_d View Post
Thus guy has had the boat for 4 months and hasn't transferred the title into his name yet...he's a bit of a free spirit.
I wouldn't touch it until the paperwork is in order.

Did he pay taxes on the previous transfer? That could be the free spirit's motivation for not transferring title and updating the registration (is the registration current?)

Been a while since I lived in CA but my memory is the franchise tax board has no sense of humor and a memory like a UNIVAC (dating myself). Probably worse now with the state debt climbing like honeysuckle in the spring.

The web makes everywhere the same place. - Fred Reed, from "Fred on Everything"
fryewe is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome