A Louisiana Bill of Sale is a document filled out to record the fact of change of ownership. It contains important information about the transfer itself, transferred item, and both parties of the transfer. If filled out properly, this document is legal proof accepted by all government agencies within the state. It can be used to sell and buy all kinds of items both new and used.
All Louisiana Bills of Sale are usually divided into four main categories:
According to Louisiana laws, you are required to fill out a bill of sale in two cases only: to document the transfer of a motor vehicle and to record the sale of a watercraft. In all other situations, this document is optional. In most cases, both the seller and the buyer prefer to record the item transfer on this document since it provides them with legal protection against any fraudulent claims that may arise. The buyers can use it as proof of purchase and payment, as well as a payment receipt. The sellers keep this document as written evidence they are released from any responsibility for the described item and its usage since the date indicated on the document. The information it contains may come in handy for both parties when it is time to fill out the annual tax forms.
In order to be considered valid, a bill of sale in Louisiana must contain the following information:
The document must be signed by both parties of the deal in front of a notary public. Without the notary public’s certification, the bill of sale will not be accepted as a valid document.
This printable form is used to record the sale of a vehicle in the state of Louisiana.
Use this official state-issued form to record the transfer of a watercraft and motor from a seller to a buyer. This document supports the fact of the sale and provides basic details of the deal. This document was released by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
This document normally includes information about a buyer and a seller, as well as details about the firearm, and constitutes a legally binding agreement between the parties. It may be used by firearm dealers and individuals in Louisiana.
Use this document to record a transaction of any kind (e.g., electronics, furniture, livestock, and others). The State of Louisiana does not possess any specific form for a transaction, but you are welcome to use our template, which contains the necessary details pertaining to the deal.