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All items sell "AS IS - HOW IS - WHERE IS." Neither Wisconsin Surplus nor the seller gives any type of guarantee or warranty, implied or otherwise. Wisconsin Surplus reserves the right to withdraw any auction item at any time and/or change the auction duration without giving any notice. All items offered for auction and their descriptions have been provided by the seller & compiled to assist the buyer. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the goods is with the buyer, and should the auction item(s) prove defective following the purchase, the buyer will assume the entire cost to rectify. Bidders are strongly encouraged to inspect items and ask any questions prior to bidding. Submitting/making a bid is a legally binding contract which requires full compliance by bidders/buyers of all Wisconsin Surplus Online Auction Terms & Conditions.
An Auction Buyer's Fee of 15% will be added to all high bids to determine the final selling price.
Full payment is required on or before the posted payment deadline. Accepted payment methods include: cash/currency, bank-guaranteed checks/drafts, money orders, bank wire transfers, ACH Deposit, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and PayPal. -- The following are not acceptable forms of payment: American Express, Personal checks & Business checks are NOT acceptable. You may make final payment by mailing a certified check to WisconsinSurplus.com at PO Box 113, Mount Horeb WI 53572 or Call to give your credit card information over the phone or call for Wire Transfer directions at 608-437-2001. State/County sales taxes may apply and are calculated on the high bid plus/and buyers fee. Submitting/making a bid is a legally binding contract which requires full compliance by bidders/buyers of all Wisconsin Surplus Online Auction Terms & Conditions, as well as full payment by the final highest bidder, plus buyers' fees, per the terms listed herein.
Full payment must be made before items will be released to buyer. Items must be removed by the posted removal deadline. A $10 Per Day Storage Fee Applies on all items remaining after the posted removal deadline & must be paid prior to removal! Buyer to arrange and pay for any and all shipping & removal costs and pay any fees, if necessary. Items must be removed/picked-up from their present location, during posted hours and by appointment. It is the full responsibility of the buyer for all removal, dismantling, rigging, hauling, loading, and relocation costs. Paid items remaining 14 days after auction conclusion will be considered abandoned and disposed of. Buyers are responsible to remove items in a professional workman-like manner and as per the sellers schedule and direction.
Auctions use the AutoExtend feature. The basic rule is there must be a minimum of 10 minutes for a bidder to react to a bid. If there is a bid placed in the final 10 minutes for an item, the ending time for that item is automatically extended to allow the bidders 10 minutes to react. If another bid is received during that 'extended time,' the ending time is extended again--and again, if necessary, for 10 additional minutes for each extension. This continues and repeats until there are no more bids submitted during the 10 minute extended period. This 'AutoExtend' feature allows the bidding process to be more fair for every bidder and gives all bidders a chance to respond to any last-minute snipe bid(s). Items are Autoextended ONLY if a bid is placed within 10 minutes of the scheduled closing time. EXAMPLE: If you are bidding on an item scheduled to end at 10am and you place a bid at 9:59am - the auction will Autoextend to 10:09am - if another bid is placed at 10:04am the auction will again be Autoextended to 10:14am. This will continue until no bids are placed during the 10 minute Autoextend period.
Staggered Ending Time:
Auctions with multiple items use a Staggered ending time. Each item has its own ending time. If the auction is scheduled to end at 10:00am the first item will end at 10am and each item after the first will end in a set staggered interval. An example is a 5 minute stagger, each item will end 5 minutes after the item before it. But, don't forget if an item is bid on in the last 10 minutes the AutoExtend will begin for that item. The following items will stay on the original scheduled staggered ending time (unless they too are Autoextended). The remaining auction time will be displayed within 24 hours of the end of the auction under the bid entry field on the right of the page. The AutoExtend feature applies to all online auctions. AutoExtend applies if a new higher bid is placed in the last 10 minutes prior to the scheduled end of the auction, thus extending via the AutoExtended feature for 10 additional minutes to prevent last minute snipe bids. Once extended the auction will auto-extend after each additional bid. NOTE: Bid History is displayed in Eastern Time.
Wisconsin Surplus is responsible for collecting Wiconsin State & County sales taxes for items sold in Wisconsin. Tax will be calculated using the location of the item unless it is a titled vehicle, in which case tax will be calculated using the buyers county of residence. NOTE: The Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue requires we apply sales taxes to high bid AND Buyer Fees. Tax exempt buyers are required to provide proof of exemption. Exempt buyers must fax 608-437-9593, email or mail us an official exemption form from your state. Wisconsin Tax Exemption Form
Motor Vehicle Title, Plates & Registration Info. Title Transfer is $69.50 License Plate Fee is $75 for Autos & SUV's; Pick-up trucks are $75 to $106 depending on Gross Vehicle Weight. All large commercial truck fees are determined by gross vehicle weight. Temporary plates are provided for all Autos, SUVs and Pick-ups under 8,000# when new plates are applied for - Commercial trucks do not receive temp plates.Buyers may transfer their Current not expired license plates, if transferred the license plate fee does not apply. Your plates can not be expired and must be in your name or your spouse's name!Dealer Services Fee of $20 applies to all vehicle transactions. (Preparation and submission of all required DMV paper work) Used car dealers must provide a copy of there dealers license.Plates are optional.Out-of-State buyers are exempt from Wisconsin DMV Fees & Wisconsin Sales Taxes - You will receive the current vehicle title - which you will need to transfer title in your home state.The DMV has eliminated fast processing for title only requests - If you elect not to license your vehicle, you will receive your title from the DMV in 10 to 14 weeks. We can not do anything to speed up the process.
All Vehicle Buyers must fill out the Vehicle Buyers Worksheet and provide it to Wisconsin Surplus before a vehicle is picked up - Please follow one of the links to get the worksheet:
PDF Version - Vehicle Buyers Worksheet
MS Word Version - Vehicle Buyers Worksheet
All buyers must pay all necessary fees to transfer title and properly register vehicle. Sales tax applies to all vehicles; tax rate is determined by the county of buyer’s residence.