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How To Donate A Car In The State of Illinois
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Donating a car in Illinois is easy, fast and free. When you donate your car, pick-up is done quickly, often within one business day. You can donate a car, boat or RV in the state of Illinois regardless of its condition.
When you donate a car in the state of Illinois, your car donation will allow you to claim a tax deduction through the charity’s tax classification with the IRS. Donating a car directly to charity is the best way to ensure that you can claim your vehicle as a tax deduction. Besides that, donating a car directly to charity is the only way to be sure that the proceeds of the sale of your car donation go directly to the charity.
When you are ready to donate your car, boat or RV in the state of Illinois, the quickest way to begin is to have the title. If you do not have the title to your intended vehicle donation you can apply for a replacement title. You must apply for a replacement title prior to donating your vehicle. To obtain the necessary forms you can visit the website of the Illinois Motor Vehicle Department. The state of Illinois does not require titles for snowmobiles.
When you are ready to donate your car, boat or RV, in order to properly transfer title in
Illinois you will need to sign the bottom of the title on line 3 to the right on the front of the title in the assignment section. For further assistance in transferring title you may consult the Illinois Motor Vehicle Department website.
In order to release liability of your donated vehicle Illinois law requires that you fill out and mail in the Certificate of Final Disposition (VSD 657) after your vehicle has been picked up. You may find this required form at the Illinois Motor Vehicle Department website. For additional information you can consult the Illinois Motor Vehicle Department website or call 1-800-252-8980.
You may dispose of the license plates of your vehicle donation as you see fit. Illinois law does not require you to return the license plates to the Illinois Motor Vehicle Department.