Ohio – Exemption for Vehicles Purchased by Diplomats

1/28/2013

SALT Report 2085 – The Ohio Department of Taxation announced that, effective January 1, 2013, the Diplomatic Tax Exemption Cards that are used by foreign diplomats and their members or dependents can no longer be used to purchase motor vehicles exempt from use tax.

Therefore, prior to finalizing a purchase or lease of a motor vehicle, all foreign missions and their members must have the seller or lessor contact the Office of Foreign Missions to request a Motor Vehicle Tax-Exemption Letter.

For Further Information

Ohio Department of Taxation – Ohio Tax Alert

U.S. Department of State – Office of Foreign Missions