Frequently Asked Questions
What documentation is required to be submitted with Form R-1331?
For a purchase from an individual:
A copy of the notarized bill of sale and a copy of the prior owner’s title or certificate of origin or the Wildlife and Fisheries registration certificate properly signed over to the new owner, if applicable, must accompany Form R-1331.
For a purchase from a dealer or builder:
Any sales tax due must be paid to the dealer or builder for payment to LDR. The tax paid must be listed on the invoice or billing statement and Form R-1331 should be completed and signed by both the dealer or builder and the purchaser certifying that such payment was made.
For a new resident moving to Louisiana from another state:
Form R-1331 must also be signed by a tax officer or other authorized representative of LDR and a representative of the parish. A copy of the current title or registration in the prior state must be provided. If the title or registration is not available, proof that taxes were paid will be required (bill of sale, invoice, etc.). If any sales taxes are due, they must be paid directly to LDR and/or such payment noted on the signed certificate. Louisiana sales and use tax will be assessed on the lower of the boat’s cost or fair-market value at the time the boat was brought into the state.