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Old 01-30-2013, 08:14 AM
grwilson grwilson is online now
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Location: Los Angeles (Misplaced Aussie)
Join Date: Oct 2006
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Mein Auto: 2011 550i M-Sport
Originally Posted by bmwombat View Post
Yes the LCT is 30% I think, although it kicks in at a higher value for my car because of its good fuel economy. Then we also have GST (10%) & Stamp Duty (5%) - all up there's approx. AUD29K of federal & state taxes in my car's price. Still, it could have been much worse if I had had to pay the full retail price for what this car + options + dealer after-market addons actually cost.
Not even California can match those taxes

Its more than 10 years since we moved, so I thought the difference would have reduced with the exchange rate, really didn't expect to find the 550 would be around 3x the ED price I paid on mine
2011 550i 416/NACX/4CE ZMP,2TB,ZP2,ZCV,ZAV,IAS, BMW Apps - ED 8/26/11 (Munich-Prague-Copenhagen-Oslo-Frankfurt)
2008 E92 335i Monaco/Grey ZPP,ZSP,Nav, iPod, CA, Heated Seats - ED 7/31/08 (Munich-Zurich-Luxembourg-Paris)
Previous 2000 E39 540i 6 Manual, 1994 E34 530i, 1994 E34 530iT

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