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#11513 of 12077 2010 TL Tech FWD help??
Oct 20, 2010 (4:22 pm)
This is a deal on a 2010 Acura TL + Tech. Can somebody help me and let me know if the deal is good or should I keep looking. This is from Arlington Acura in Palatine 1275 E. Dundee Road, Palatine, IL 60074
I would really appreciate if someone can tell me if this is a good quote. I also don't understand why a rebate would be taxable? Is this legitimate?
Sale Price: 32,500
Taxable Rebate: 3,000
Doc Fee: 154.38
Total Taxable Amt. 36,539.38
Bartlett Taxes X .0725
Sales Tax: 2,649.10
Total w/Taxes: 39,188.48
Transfer of Plates 120.00
Cook County New Car Tax 15.00
Total before rebate:39,323.48
Total OTD: 36,323.38
#11514 of 12077 Re: 2010 TL Tech FWD help?? [fkhan]
Oct 20, 2010 (7:23 pm)
Price looks good but the $3000 is marketing support to the dealer. The dealer has the choice of giving you all or none of the support. It is money from the manufacturer to the dealer to help the dealer sell the car. I know rebates from the manufacturer to the customer is taxable in IL but I'm not sure if the marketing support dollars are. In effect they are dollars for the dealer to lower the sale price of the car and sales tax is only supposed to be paid on the sale price. The computation for a hypothetical transaction involving a rebate would be as follows:
Sale Price: $35,000(taxable amount)
8% sales tax on $35,000=$2800
-$3000 rebate=$34,800 owed to dealer
With a manufacturer support money the transaction would look like this:
Sale Price: $32,000(dealer lowered his price by the man. support $)
8% sales tax on $32,000=$2,560
$34,560 owed to dealer
You may want to question this and get a straight answer from someone that really knows.
I'm not an IL tax expert but for $240 it's worth a phone call or two.
#11515 of 12077 Re: 2010 TL Tech FWD help?? [m6user]
Oct 21, 2010 (7:37 am)
Thanks for the help and info. I will definitely question the dealer on this.
#11516 of 12077 TL Tech in L.A., CA
Oct 21, 2010 (7:54 am)
Just bought TL Tech pkg in Los Angeles. Paid 33,671 in Cerritos. Very positive experience.
#11517 of 12077 Re: TL Tech in L.A., CA [n2muzic]
Oct 22, 2010 (2:12 pm)
Is it OTD price? If it is, it is a great deal.
#11518 of 12077 Re: TL Tech in L.A., CA [sharpaxe]
Oct 22, 2010 (3:43 pm)
They have about 10% sales tax in CA so I doubt that the price was out the door for the TL w/Tech pkg.
#11519 of 12077 Re: TL Tech in L.A., CA [m6user]
Oct 23, 2010 (9:12 pm)
Ic, today I just got a TL base with tech pkg in Falls Church, VA for $33,400 OTD.
Dealership offers 4 years or 50k miles free oil change, free car wash and vacuum for any maintenance visit, and life time state inspection.
#11520 of 12077 Re: TL Tech in L.A., CA [sharpaxe]
Oct 24, 2010 (12:59 pm)
What was the actual sale price of the vehicle without tax, title, doc fee, etc.? VA has very low sales tax on vehicles compared to many states. Chicago and LA areas are both about 9.5% or so. On a 31k sales price that would be about a two thousand dollar price difference. That's why "out the door" prices are almost useless on a national forum like this.
Just give us the actual price paid for the vehicle and where, we can figure the rest out. Also, if you really want to help out your other forum members that are looking to buy in your area, state the dealer as well. It's perfectly acceptable here.
#11521 of 12077 Re: TL Tech in L.A., CA [m6user]
Oct 24, 2010 (5:34 pm)
Yes please tell where in VA. I'm in the market. Trading in my 06 mdx on a tl now...
#11522 of 12077 Re: TL Tech in L.A., CA [cedewitt]
Oct 24, 2010 (6:40 pm)
It was Radley Acura, in Falls Church, VA.
I actually didn't remember exact the price before tax and everything because I negotiated with the saleman based on the OTD price.
The price of the car is $31,900.
I hope this would help you guys. However, you guys have to act quick because their stocks are running low. This dealership only have a few left. Other dealers tried to make a deal with me but at the end they told me that they didn't have the car with color I want...