Who needs form MVU - 26?
Form MVU-26 is filled out by the family member who receives a vehicle as a gift from other member of his/her family.
What is form MVU - 26 for?
Form MVU- 26 serves an exempt from paying taxes on a vehicle transferred between family members only. The form is filled out to define whether the new owner of the vehicle is going to pay taxes on it. The thing to keep in mind is that only immediate family members can fill out the form. They are:
- Wife and husband
Is form MVU - 26 accompanied by other forms?
Form MVU - 26 is accompanied by a RMV - 1. This is the Application for Registration and Title of the Vehicle transferred.
When is form MVU - 26 due?
The form is due when the vehicle transference between family occurs.
How do I fill out form MVU - 26?
The form is rather short with several fields to be completed. The first part of the form comprises information about the vehicle that is transferred, namely:
- Identification number of the vehicle
- Title number
- Prior owner`s name
- Prior owner`s address, city, state
- New owner`s name
- New owner`s address, city, state
- The date of transference
Indicate from whom the vehicle was transferred. Tick the appropriate box out of 7 available.
The second part of the form is the declaration where the new owner and the prior owner should put their signature. If the prior and new owners have the same last name or live at the same address, only new owner signs the affidavit.
The information provided in the form should be printed or typed except for the signatures.
Where do I send Form MVU - 26?
Form MVU - 26 is submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue or their website.