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Dealers Can Use Overcharged Governmental Fees To Take Advantage Of You

When you purchase a vehicle in California, you have to pay Vehicle License Fees and registration fees on your purchase. While the fees are set by state statute, auto dealers and sellers may try to take advantage of buyers and overcharge them. If this happens to you, there are legal remedies available.

Attorney Michael Klitzke focuses solely on auto fraud and lemon law claims. They have a unique understanding of the tactics auto dealers use when trying to overcharge license fees. You can trust them to help you achieve the justice and compensation you deserve.

Understanding Government Fees On Vehicle Purchases

The most common and egregious overcharge on a vehicle purchase contract is Vehicle License Fees. The formula for Vehicle License Fees is set by statute: Vehicle Price (the cash price without fees and optional products) * 0.65%, which works out to be $65 in fees for every $10,000 in price. The DMV website will even calculate the Vehicle License Fees owed to you. There is no excuse for a dealer to put the wrong amount on the purchase contract. If the amount is wrong, the dealer is intentionally stealing your money and is probably stealing from every other customer, too.

Dealers have also been caught overcharging for registration fees, document processing fees, emissions testing and smog certification fees. If a dealer is stealing money from you, Auto Law Firm, PC, can help get your money back and obtain court orders to stop the dealer from stealing money from other consumers.

Contact Auto Law Firm, PC, To Get Started On Your Case

If you believe that your auto dealer overcharged your government fees, you need to contact an experienced auto law attorney as soon as possible to get started on your case. To schedule a free consultation, call 619-878-7037 or fill out an online contact form. Attorney Klitzke and his legal team can help clients throughout California, including in San Diego and Los Angeles.