While some states charge an inheritance tax on vehicles or certain dollar amounts, the Idaho Small Estate Affidavit (Vehicle Only) allows successors to claim a decedent’s vehicle, and they will not have to pay any tax as the successors did not purchase the vehicle. If a loved one passed away and did not leave a will, or their will did not include specific instructions for dealing with motor vehicles, then successors may file a small estate affidavit (vehicle only), along with a copy of the death certificate, with their local Idaho DMV.
How to Write
- License plate number
- Serial number (VIN)
- Registered owner shown on DMV records
- Successor of the Estate (your name)
Step 3 – Sign the form in the presence of a notary public and send to the following address: