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1. Why do I have to pay taxes on my vessel?
2. I paid the sales tax when I purchased the vessel and paid registration fees to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Why am I paying taxes again?
3. Why is my vessel being assessed in Placer County when I take it to many locations?
4. My vessel was stored or located in the State of Nevada on the lien date of January 1. Why do I have to pay California taxes?
5. Why do I have a 10% penalty note on my tax bill for my vessel?
6. Can my taxes be prorated?
7. I filed bankruptcy. Why do I have to pay the tax?

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1. What should I do when I sell my vessel?
2. I sold or disposed of my vessel after January 1st. Why do I have a tax bill?
3. I sold or disposed of my vessel before January 1st. Why do I have a tax bill?

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1. If I am a resident of Southern California County and am stationed in Northern California, am I eligible for this exemption?
2. If I retire and decide to stay in California temporarily, can I keep this exemption?
3. I own a boat with a friend. He has 33.3% ownership and I as an active duty servicemember own 66.6%. Is the boat fully exempt?
4. It is mid-July and I didn’t get my claim form in. Can I still file a claim?

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1. How is the value determined?
2. Why is the average retail value, as listed in the price guides for January 1, different from the assessed value?
3. Why did my vessel value go up/down from last year?
4. What if I do not agree with the vessel value?
5. What if I still do not agree with the vessel value after an Assessor’s Informal Review?

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1. Why do I have a Vessel Property Statement?
2. What will happen if I do not return the Vessel Property Statement?
3. What if the due date to file a Vessel Property Statement falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday?