Give the gift of your car, boat, RV, motorcycle, truck, or other vehicle to the Peninsula Museum of Art and get an income tax deduction for your gift.
Free pickup, DMV receipt, everything - call our car donation line at 877-411-3662.
Here are answers to some questions that are frequently asked by our donors
Not always. It does have to have an engine and be towable.
Sometimes if the cost to transport a vehicle will cost more than what it will bring at auction, it may be declined.
No, we can accept it without a smog certificate.
No, but you must be the legal titleholder and be able to show proof of a clear title.
Our driver can provide you with a duplicate title form to sign.
You will receive a tow receipt when the vehicle is picked up. Thirty days after the vehicle is sold, you will receive an acknowledgement. If your vehicle sells for OVER $500 you will receive IRS Form 1098 B & C.
If the value of the vehicle is over $500, the taxpayer is limited to deduct the amount for which the vehicle sold. In such a case you will receive a Form 1098 B & C within 30 days of sale. If the vehicle sells for under $500 you will not receive IRS forms as you are not required to file them for vehicle donations up to $500. Please consult your tax advisor to determine your benefit or for additional information, (visit the IRS website) at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-05-44.pdf
Your vehicle will be picked up by one of our courteous drivers and sold at auction. Cars are usually sold within 30 days of pick up. Some vehicles may take longer.
No. If you are out of our towing range, we can offer you the option to drop the vehicle off at our auction house at your convenience.
No. Occasionally, cars, which are too old sell at auction, are sold for scrap metal.
Yes. If the vehicle sells for over $500 you will receive IRS Form 1098 B & C. If not, you will simply receive an acknowledgement as required by the IRS.
Vehicles are picked up at a time that is convenient for you. Sometimes appointments can be made the same day you call, and some Saturday appointments are available. Call our representative to find out what times are available in your neighborhood.
We take, boats (if they are on a trailer and are in sellable condition), motor homes (if they are running), trucks, motorcycles (if they are operational), farm equipment, and recreational vehicles such as snowmobiles, jet skiis, etc.) Call our representative at 877-411-DONATE (3662) to find out if your vehicle qualifies.
There are several great reasons, like:
But the most important reason is that your donation will help the Peninsula Museum of Art !
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