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Donating a Vehicle

Dealer Donating a Vehicle to a Charity

A dealer donating a vehicle to a charitable organization must follow the same procedures as when selling a vehicle to an individual. This procedure must be followed to assure completion of the Pennsylvania Certificate of Title to the recipient of the vehicle according to Pennsylvania law and to protect the person donating the vehicle. For more information, please read the Donating a Vehicle to a Charitable Organization Fact Sheet (PDF).

Giving a Vehicle as a Gift

Dealers may not give vehicles as a gift to an individual, unless the dealer pays tax on the vehicle. If a dealership is donating a vehicle for a drawing or a raffle, the dealer must pay the sales tax on vehicle. For more information on sales tax and sales tax exemption, please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue.