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If I bought a used car in 2015, can I deduct the sales tax I paid on it?
No. You can deduct state and local sales and excise taxes you paid on the purchase of a new:
The deduction is currently available on new vehicles bought in 2015. If the sales tax on these types of vehicles is higher than the general sales tax rate, you can only deduct sales tax up to the general sales tax rate. You can deduct either of these:
However, you can’t deduct both.
If you deduct sales taxes, you can either: