Massachusetts Bill of Sale Form

To prove that there has been a sales transaction involving the buying and selling of goods between two private individuals, a formal document called the Massachusetts bill of sale forms is drawn. These forms also stand as a confirmation that there has been a transfer of title of property from a seller to a buyer. They are also needed to register a Motor Vehicles and a gun under a new name.

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Massachusetts Bill of Sale Form

Types of Massachusetts Bills of Sale Form.

There are three types and they include;

  1. General Bill of Sale Form – This document confirms that the buying and selling of personal properties occurred legally between two individuals.

  2. Gun Bill of Sale – This document confirms the legal sales and purchase of a gun. It also proves that there has been a transfer of ownership from the buyer to the seller. 

  3. Vehicle/Vessel Bill of Sale – In Massachusetts, this document can be used to prove that a Vehicle or boat was sold and purchased. It is used for two different types of property and shows that there has been a transfer of ownership in the event of a sales transaction. 

  Registration Requirements for a vehicle:

  • Proof of Sales transaction (which is a bill of sale in this case);

  • A mileage declaration, also known as an Odometer Disclosure Form;

  • Certificate showing ownership (ownership title can be changed or replaced online or via mail);

  • A valid and up to date licensing to drive;

  • When someone else, in place of the original owner of the vehicle registers the vehicle, a power of attorney is needed;

  • A completely filled Application to register and claim ownership of the vehicle;

  • Fees for registration; and

  • Insurance confirmation with limited coverage:

  • For each person, there is a $20,000 fee if he/she is physically injured;

  • For every accident that amounts to physical injury $40,000;

  • To cover the healthy care cost in relation to injuries sustained from every car accident, each person receives $8,000;

  • When a vehicle is not covered by insurance, every physically injured person from such vehicle receives $20,000;

  • When a vehicle is not covered by insurance, every accident that results in bodily injury will cost $40,000; and

  • When damage is caused to a property owned by someone else, the coverage is $5,000.

Registration Requirements for Boats

  • Proof of sales transaction ( a bill of sale in this case);

  • Document proving that sales tax or use tax for the vessel has been paid;

  • Proof of Ownership (for vessels that are fourteen feet or more in length);

  • A document showing that the vessel was bought brand new; this document is referred to as an MSO (Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin)

  • Pencil tracing of the number from the boat hull;

  • A completely filled Application to register and claim ownership of the vessel; and

  • Payment of registration costs.

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