FAQs

It's simple, fun, and free. We convert the car into cash, which becomes a welcome donation to the Veterans organizations we support. You are entitled to a tax deduction, and you avoid the cost and hassle of repairing or selling a car you no longer want.

Yes, Vets Vehicles is an IRSrecognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

You are entitled to receive a Tax Deduction equal to the sales price of the vehicle if you itemize your deductions.If the vehicle sold for less than $500, you can deduct the "fair market value" up to $500. You will receive a tax receipt or IRS Form 1098C stating what the vehicle sold for within 30 days of its sale.

The "fair market value" is the price the vehicle could sell for in its current condition between a willing seller and a willing buyer. It represents the cash you give up to make the donation. A convenient source of this information is the private party sale value as shown in online valuation guides such asKelley Blue Book.

Yes. We accept Any vehicle, Anywhere, running or not ? cars, trucks, motorcycles, RV's, boats, airplanes, heavy equipment, farm machinery, etc. No smog certificate is necessary, and we can solve almost all title, registration and ownershipissues. We pick-up anywhere in the country, except places where the transportation costs may be higher than the vehicle value.

If you don't have a title certificate, can't find it, or have problems with your title, call us. Our friendly, trained vehicle donation specialists deal with DMV's across the country every day andare expert in solving these matters. 888-838-7834

NO. There is no cost to the donor or to the charity. All expenses are deducted from the gross sales price and, if the costs ever exceed the price, the company that operates the Program covers those costs.

It's easy to donate a vehicle. Either input the vehicle and pick-up info on-line or by phone at 877-999-8322 and give the info to our trained Service Center Staff. You fill out a few forms (you'll need to have the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and you mail in the paperwork, including the title in states requiring one. You will receive a call from our tow service to arrange a convenient time and location for the pick-up. You do not need to be there.

We will "Quick Pick-up" a newer car right away. We pick up older cars within a few days of receiving the paperwork you mail in. You will receive a call from our tow service to arrange a convenient time. You do not need to be there. Need to arrange a special pick-up? Call 866-789-8627 and let them know.

The Vets Vehicles program strives to give a high net return to its partner charities. Once the vehicle is sold, we deduct the actual costs of towing, auction and title processing. From this Net Sales Proceeds, we then return between 70% and 80% of this amount to the non-profit depending on the value of the vehicle. Higher value vehicles provide more to the non-profit. Our long term average is a return of approximately 78% of the net sales proceeds.

It usually takes 45-60 days from the time the vehicle is picked up until the car is sold and the transaction is completed. Once the transaction is completed, the net cash proceeds are usually delivered to the non- profit within two weeks.

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