006.05.97 Ark. Code R. § 010 - Gross Receipts Regulation - GR-12 Used Motor Vehicles Registered by Vehicle Dealers


This regulation is necessary in order to properly implement and administer Act 998 of 1997 which became effective on August 1, 1997 and to administer Ark. Code Ann.§ 26-52-510(f) 10(f)

Arkansas Gross Receipts Regulation GR-12 is amended to add a new section to read-as-fiallows:

1. Act 998 of 1997 prohibits used motor vehicle dealers from assigning a motor vehicle using the Manufacturer's Statement of Origin (MSO). Used vehicle dealers are required to apply for title and registration to the vehicle before it may be transferred.
2. Ark. Code Ann. § 26-52-510(f) permits any motor vehicle dealer who has purchased a used motor vehicle for resale to register the vehicle for the sole purpose of obtaining a certificate of title to the vehicle without payment of gross receipts tax. No license plate is issued with this registration and the vehicle may not be operated upon the highway without a dealer's plate.
3. A used motor vehicle dealer may apply for title and registration to a vehicle which is assigned to the dealer on the vehicle's MSO without payment of gross receipts tax provided that § 26-52-510(f) otherwise applies to the transaction.
4. "Used motor vehicle" is defined as any motor vehicle which has previously been sold, bargained, exchanged, given away or the title thereto transferred from the person or corporation who first took title from the manufacturer, importer, dealer, or agent of the manufacturer or importer, or that is so used as to have become which is commonly known as a secondhand or previously owned motor vehicle, In the event of a transfer reflected on the statement of origin (MSO) from the original franchise dealer to any other dealer, individual, or corporation other than a franchise dealer of the same make of vehicle, the vehicle shall be considered a used motor vehicle.


006.05.97 Ark. Code R. § 010

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