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Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a)

Everything you need to know about Texas Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a), including helpful tips, fast facts & deadlines, how to fill it out, where to submit it and other related TX probate forms.

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About Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a)

There are all sorts of forms executors, beneficiaries, and probate court clerks have to fill out and correspond with during probate and estate settlement, including affidavits, letters, petitions, summons, orders, and notices.

Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) is a commonly used form within Texas. Here’s an overview of what the form is and means, including a breakdown of the situations when (or why) you may need to use it:

Atticus Fast Facts About Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a)

Sometimes it’s tough to find a quick summary— here’s the important details you should know about Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a):

  • This form pertains to the State of Texas

  • The current version of this form was last revised on January 1, 1970

Government forms are not typically updated often, though when they are, it often happens rather quietly. While Atticus works hard to keep this information about Texas’s Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) up to date, certain details can change from time-to-time with little or no communication.

How to file Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a)

Step 1 - Download the correct Texas form based on the name and ID if applicable

Double check that you have both the correct form name and the correct form ID. Some Texas probate forms can look remarkably similar, so it’s best to double, even triple-check that you’re using the right one! Keep in mind that not all States have a standardized Form ID system for their probate forms.

Step 2 - Complete the Document

Fill out all relevant fields in Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a), take a break, and then review. Probate and estate settlement processes in TX are long enough to begin with, and making a silly error can push your timeline even farther back. No thank you!

Note: If you don’t currently know all of the answers and are accessing Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) online, be sure to avoid closing the browser tab and potentially losing all your progress (or use a platform like Atticus to help avoid making mistakes).

Step 3 - Have Form witnessed or notarized (if required)

Some States and situations require particular forms to be notarized. If you have been instructed to get the document notarized or see it in writing on the document, then make sure to hire a local notary. There are max notary fees in the United States that are defined and set by local law. Take a look at our full guide to notary fees to make sure you aren’t overpaying or getting ripped off.

Step 4 - Submit Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) to the relevant office

This is most often the local probate court where the decedent (person who passed away) is domiciled (permanently resides) or the institution involved with this particular form (e.g. a bank). Some offices allow you to submit forms online, other’s don’t, and we while we generally recommend going in-person to expedite the process, sometimes that simply isn’t an option.

It’s also a generally good idea to establish a positive working relationship with any probate clerk (unfortunately there’s enough people & process out there making things more difficult and unnecessarily confusing for them), so a best practice is to simply ask the probate clerk proactively exactly how and where they’d prefer you to submit all forms.

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When Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) is due

Different probate forms or processes can require different deadlines or response times for completing the appropriate form.

While some steps in the process are bound to specific deadlines (like petitioning for probate, having to submit an inventory of assets, or filing applicable notices to creditors and beneficiaries), many probate forms or processes are not tied to a specific deadline since the scope of work can vary based on situational factors or requirements involved.

Either way, there are a bunch of practical reasons why personal representatives should work to complete each step as thoroughly and quickly as possible when completing probate in Texas.

5 reasons you should submit this form as quickly as possible:

  1. The sooner you begin, the faster Texas can allow heirs and beneficiaries to get their share of assets subject to probate. Acting promptly can also decrease the costs & overall mental fatigue through an otherwise burdensome process.

    Helpful Context: What’s the Difference Between Probate and Non-Probate Assets?

  2. In general, creditors of an estate usually have around 3-6 months from the time you file notice to creditors to file any claims for debt against the deceased’s assets. If they don’t, then that debt is forfeited (and more importantly, the executor won’t be held personally responsible). So doing this sooner means you have a better idea of who is owed what and ensures you won’t get a surprise collector months later.

  3. Not filing a will within 30 days (on average) could mean that the probate process proceeds according to intestate laws (laws that govern what happens to someone's stuff without a will) or is subject to unnecessary supervision by the probate court. And if you aren't directly related to the deceased (a.k.a. next of kin), this could also mean you lose your inheritance.

  4. It’s important to file any necessary state tax returns on behalf of the deceased or estate by the following tax season in Texas. If you don’t, you could owe penalties and interest. This also includes any necessary federal tax returns such as Forms 1040, 1041, or even a Form 706 estate tax return.

  5. If a house in the State of Texas is left empty (or abandoned) for a while, insurance can get dicey. For example, if the house burns down and no one has been there for a year, an insurance company may get out of paying your claim.

If you’re not using Atticus to get specific forms, deadlines, and timelines for Texas probate, then try and stay as organized as possible, pay close attention to the dates mentioned in any correspondence you have with the State’s government officials, call the local Texas probate clerk or court for exact answers regarding Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a), and when in doubt— consult a qualified trust & estates lawyer for that area.

How to Download, Open, and Edit this form Online

Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) is one of the many probate court forms available for download through Atticus.

It may also be available through some Texas probate court sites, such as . In order to access the latest version, be updated with any revisions, and get full instructions on how to complete each form, check out the Atticus Probate & Estate Settlement software or consider hiring a qualified legal expert locally within Texas.

While Atticus automatically provides the latest forms, be sure to choose the correct version of Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) f using any other site or resource in order to avoid having to re-complete the form process and/or make another trip to the Texas probate court office.

Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) is a .pdf, so opening it should be as simple as clicking “View Form” from within the Atticus app or by clicking the appropriate link found on any Texas-provided government platform. Once you’ve opened the form, you should be able to directly edit the form before saving or printing.

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Did you know?

  • Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a) is a probate form in Texas.

  • Texas has multiple types of probate and the necessary forms depend on the unique aspects of each estate, such as type and value of assets, whether there was a valid will, who is serving as the personal representative or executor, and even whether or not they also live in Texas.

  • During probate, all personal representatives and executives in are required to submit a detailed inventory of assets that must separate non-probate assets from probate assets.

  • Probate in Texas, especially without guidance, can take years to finish and cost upwards of $14,000.

Frequently Asked Questions about Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a)

Probate is the government’s way of making sure that when a person dies, the right stuff goes to the right people (including the taxes the government wants).

All of that stuff is collectively known as someone’s “estate”, and it’s the job of the executor or personal representative to fill out all the forms and complete all the required steps to formally dissolve the estate. 

To get instant clarity on the entire probate process and get an idea of the steps, timeline, and best practices, read the Atticus Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The best place? Create an account in Atticus to start getting estate-specific advice. 

You may need a lawyer, you may not, and paying for one when you didn’t need it really hurts. Atticus makes sure you make  the best decisions (plus you can write it off as an executor expense).

We’ve also created a list of other probate services. Be sure to check it out!

An executor is named in someone’s will, and if the deceased didn’t have a will, then the spouse or other close family relative usually steps up to fulfill the role. If no one wants to do it, then a judge will appoint someone. 

The executor is responsible for the complete management of the probate process, including major responsibilities such as:

  • Creating an inventory of all probate assets.

  • Filling out all necessary forms

  • Paying off all estate debts and taxes

  • Submitting reports to the court and beneficiaries as requested

And much more. This process often stretches longer than a year. 

For an idea of what separates executors who succeed from those who make this way harder than it should be, visit our article, Executors of an Estate:
What they do & secrets to succeeding

The Exact Text on Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a)

Here’s the text, verbatim, that is found on Texas Form Application For Texas Title And Registration (N/a). You can use this to get an idea of the context of the form and what type of information is needed.

☐ Title & Registration ☐ Title Only ☐ Registration Purposes Only ☐ Nontitle Registration ☐ Vehicle Description ☐ Add/Remove Lien ☐ Other: . 11. Empty Weight 12. Carrying Capacity (if any) ☐ Not Actual☐ ☐ Exceeds Mechanical Limits Exempt : ) : ) ☐ 17. Additional Applicant First Name (if applicable) Middle Name Last Name Suffix (if any) 4. Renewal Notice Mailing Address (if different) City State Zip 2 0. Previous Owner Name (or Entity Name) City State 21. Dealer GDN (if applicable) 22. Unit No. (if applicable) 3. Renewal Recipient First Name (or En tity Name) (if different) Middle Name Last Name Suffix (if any) 32. Certified/eTitle Lienholder ID Number (if any) 33. First Lien Date (if any) ) r . ($ re $ $ $ ( ) $ ( ) $ $ ☐ s.) .) ( $ $ Application for Texas Title and/or Registration Applying for (please ch eck one): For a corrected title or registration, check reason: 10. This is the Actual Mileage unless the milea ge is: 13. Applicant Type 15. ID Type 27. Registration Renewal eReminder 28. Communication Impediment? 30. Multiple (Additional) Liens 31. Electronic Title Request MOTOR VEHICLE TAX STATEMENT 35. Check only if applicable: 36. Trad e-I n (if any) ☐ ☐ Y 1. Vehicle Identification Number 2. Year 3. Make 4. Body Style TAX OFFICE USE ONLY County: Doc #: ☐ SPV ☐ Appraisal Value $ 5. Model 6. Major Color 7. Minor Color 8. Texas License Plate No. 9. Odometer Reading (no tenths) 14. Applicant Photo ID Number or FEIN/EIN ☐Individual☐Business☐Government☐ Trust☐Non-Profit ☐ ☐ ☐ U.S. Driver License/ID Card (issued by☐ NATO ID U.S. Dept. of State ID Passport (issued by ☐ U.S. Military IDU.S. Dept. of Homeland Security ID U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services/DOJ ID Other Military Status of Forces Photo ID 16. Applicant First Name (or Entity Name) Middle Name Last Name Suffix (if any) 18. Applicant Mailing Address City State Zip 19. Applicant County of Residence 2 2 25. Applicant Phone Number (optional) 26. Email (optional) ☐ Yes (Provide Email in #26) ☐ Yes (Attach Form VTR-216) 29. Vehicle Location Address (if different) City State Zip ☐ Yes (Attach Form VTR-267) ☐ Yes (Cannot check #30 34. First Lienholder Name (if any) Mailing Address City State Zip ☐ ☐ I I hold Motor V ehicle Retailer (Rental) Permit No.and will satisfy the minimum tax liability (V.A.T.S., Tax Code §152.046[c]) am a dealer or lessor and qualify to take the Fair Market Value Deduction (V.A.T.S., Tax Code, §152.002[c]). GDN or Lessor Numbe Year Make Vehicle Identification Number 37. Additional Trade-In(s) ☐ Yes ☐es (Complete) SALES AND USE TAX COMPUTATION (a) Sales Price bate has bee n deducted) ☐ $ 90 New R esident Tax – (Previous State) (b) Less Trade-in Amount, described in Box 36 above ☐ ☐ ☐ $5 Even Trade Tax (c) For Dealers/Lessors/Rental ONLY – Fair Market Value $10 Gift Tax – Attach Comptroller Form 14-317 Deduction, described in Box 36 above $65 Rebuilt Salvage Fee (d) Taxable Amount (Item a minus Item b or Item c) ☐ 2.5% Emissions Fee (Diesel Vehicles 1996 and Older > 14,000 lbs (e) 6.25% Tax on Taxable Amount (Multiply Item d by .0625) ☐ 1 % Emissions Fee (Diesel Vehicles 1997 and Newer > 14,000 lb (f) Late Tax Payment Penalty ☐ 5% or ☐ 10% ☐ Exemption claimed under the Motor Vehicle Sales and Use Tax Law because: (g) Tax Paid to STATE) (h) AMOUNT OF TAX AND PENALTY DUE ☐ $28 or $33 Application Fee for Texas Title ( Item e pl us Item f minus Item g) (Contact your county tax assessor-collector for the correct fee.) 38. Check only if applicable: CERTIFICATION – State law makes falsifying information a third degree felony I hereby certify all statements in this document are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, and I am eligible for title and/or registration (as applicable). ☐ (Check only if applicable) I certify I am applying for a corrected title and the original Texas Certificate of Title is lost or destroyed. Signature(s) of Seller(s), Donor(s), or Trader(s) Printed Name(s) (Same as Signature(s)) Date Signature of Applicant/Owner Printed Name (Same as Signature) Date Signature(s) of Additional Applicant(s)/Owner(s) Form 130-U Rev 02/22 Printed Name(s) (Same as Signature(s)) Form available online at www.TxDMV.gov Date Page 1 of 2 Application for Texas Title and/or Registration General Instructions With a few exceptions, you are entitled to be informed about the information the department collects about you. The Texas Government Code entitles you to receive and review the information and to request that th e department correct any information about you that is incorrect. Please contact the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles at 1-888-368-4689 or 512-465-3000 for details. This form must be completed and submitted to a county tax assessor-col lector's office accompanied by any required application fee, supporting documents, registration fee, if applicable, and any motor vehicle tax due. An application form may be reproduced or faxed. A completed form must contain the original signature of the buyer. The seller's signature may be reproduced or faxed. All title applications must include one of the government-issued photo IDs listed in Box 15. Detailed instructions for completing this form are located in the Detailed Instructions for Application for Texas Title and/or Registration (Form VTR-130-UIF). AVAILABLE HELP • For assistance in completing this form, contact your county tax assessor-collector. • For information about motor vehicle sales and use tax or emission fees, contact the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Tax Assistance Section, at 1-800-252-1382 toll free nationwide or call 512-463-4600. • For title or registration information, contact your county tax assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles at 1- 888-368-4689 or 512-465-3000. Additional Details Title Only: License plates and registration insignia previously issued for this motor vehicle must be surrendered in accordance with Transportation Code §501.0275, if applicable, unless this vehicle displays a license plate under an applicable status of forces agreement. The following types of vehicles are not eligible for Title Only: construction machinery (unconventional vehicles), water well drilling units, machinery used exclusively for drilling water wells, construction machinery not designed to transport persons or property, implements of husbandry, farm equipment (including combines), golf carts, slow moving vehicles, or any vehicle with a suspended or revoked title. Registration Purposes Only: Do not surrender an original out of state title with this application. A Texas title will NOT be issued for a vehicle applying for Registration Purposes Only. The receipt issued upon filing this application will serve as the registration receipt and proof of application for Registration Purposes Only. • Foreign Vehicles: Foreign vehicles applying for Registration Purposes Only must attach DOT Form HS-7 or U.S. Customs Form CF-7501 to indicate the vehicle is: 1) over 25 years old, or 2) complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, or 3) is being imported in the United States for a temporary period by a nonresident or a member of the armed forces of a foreign country on assignment in the U.S., and does not conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Standards and cannot be sold in the U.S. Nontitle Registration: Certain trailers, farm equipment, construction machinery, oil well servicing machinery, water well drilling units, etc. are either exempt from, or not eligible for title, but are eligible for, or required to, obtain registration or a specialty plate in order to operate on the highway. Applicants should mark this box only when applicable. Note: A lien cannot be recorded on this type of application. Out of State Vehicles: If the applicant certifies the vehicle is located out of state, self-certification of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is allowed if a VIN verification form issued by a Texas state-approved safety inspection station is not included with the submission of this application. See Vehicle Identification Number Certification (Form VTR-270) for more information. Notice •The sales and use tax must be paid to the county tax assessor-collector within 30 days from the date of purchase or entry of the vehicle into Texas. • A $2.50 transfer fee is paid to transfer current registration to the new owner in addition to the title application fee and other applicable fees. If the registration is not current, full registration fees are due unless applying for Title Only. •A 6.25 percent motor vehicle sales and use tax is imposed on the sales price (less trade-in allowance) of motor vehicles for use in Texas or a motor vehicle purchased outside of the state and later brought into this state by a Texas resident. •S tandard Presumptive Value (SPV) applies to private-party sales of most used motor vehicles purchased or brought into Texas. The tax is computed on the greater of the sales price or 80 percent of the SPV on the day of title application. •New Texas residents are subject to a $90 use tax on a vehicle brought into this state that was previously registered to the new resident in another state or foreign country. This is in lieu of the 6.25 percent use tax imposed on a Texas resident. • A $10 gift tax is due when a person receives a motor vehicle as a gift from an immediate family member, guardian, or a decedent's estate. A vehicle donated to, or given by, a non-profit service organization qualifying under IRC 501(c)(3) is also taxed as a gift. Both donor and recipient must sign the Comptroller's joint affidavit, Affidavit of Motor Vehicle Gift Transfer (Form 14-317). The affidavit and the title application must be submitted in person by either the donor or recipient. •A transaction in which a motor vehicle is transferred to another person without payment of consideration and one that does not qualify as a gift described above is a sale and will be subject to tax calculated on the vehicle's standard presumptive value. •A late penalty equal to 5 percent of the tax will be charged if the tax or surcharge is paid from 1 to 30 calendar days late. If more than 30 calendar days late, the penalty will be 10 percent of the tax; minimum penalty is $1. •In addition to the late tax payment penalty, Texas Transportation Code provides for an escalating delinquent transfer penalty of up to $250 for failure to apply for title within 30 days from the date of title assignment. Submit this application along with proper evidence of ownership and appropriate valid proof of financial responsibility such as a liability insurance card or policy. •All new residents applying for a Texas title and registration for a motor vehicle must file at a county tax assessor-collector's office within 30 days of establishing residency. Texas law requires that all vehicles previously registered and titled or registered in another state or country be inspected for safety and the vehicle identification number verified before such vehicles may be registered in Texas. These inspections must be made by a state appointed safety inspection station that will c omplete a Texas Vehicle Inspection Report. This form must be submitted to a county tax assessor-collector with your application for registration and Texas title. Form 130-U Rev 02/22 Form available online at www.TxDMV.gov Page 2 of 2

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