Bid History for 1998 Ford Taurus LX 4-DR, 3.0L V6
Auction Start Date: 11/18/21 4:00 PM ET
Auction End Date: 12/01/21 9:21 AM ET
Asset ID: 24117 Number of Bids: 28
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DUE TO COVID-19 OUR PICK UP AND PAYMENT POLICIES HAVE BEEN ALTERED PLEASE SEE PAYMENT AND REMOVAL SECTIONS
New bidders to the State of South Carolina Surplus Property Office must pay via cash, certified bank check or wire transfer unless you are an established customer, see payment instructions for more info.
THE STATE OF SC WILL EMAIL THE HIGH BIDDER WITH DETAILED PAYMENT AMOUNTS AND INSTRUCTIONS. THIS EMAIL WILL BE IN ADDITION TO THE BUYER'S CERTIFICATE FROM GOVDEALS. PLEASE WAIT ON OUR EMAIL INVOICE WITH CORRECT TOTALS BEFORE MAKING PAYMENT
Surplus Property will be CLOSED November 25th and 26th, in observance of Thanksgiving
You will be bidding on a 1998 Ford Taurus LX 4-DR, 3.0L V6. This vehicle starts with a boost and moves forward and reverse. Will shut off when boost box is removed. Vehicle was towed to its current location, Towing Recommended. The AC, radio, windows, door locks and mirrors appear to work as they should. The interior is in poor condition. The exterior is in poor condition. This vehicle is located at the Surplus Property Office at 1441 Boston Avenue West Columbia, South Carolina. The overall condition of this vehicle is unknown to the Surplus Property Office. Vehicle was used and turned in by The South Carolina State University.
*This item is for pickup only. Agency will not assist with loading.*
Notice to Bidder: The South Carolina Surplus Property Office is a state agency that sells used property for other government agencies across the State of South Carolina. We normally get little to no information on most items we sell and it is the bidders responsibility to inspect and determine the overall condition of the items they wish to purchase.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PICTURE(S) MAY BE A PART OF THE DESCRIPTION BUT CAN ONLY BE RELIED UPON AS A REASONABLE REPRESENTATION OF THE ITEM(S) LISTED. PHYSICAL INSPECTION OF PROPERTY IS ENCOURAGED AND HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
PLEASE NOTE: A 7.5% ADMINISTRATIVE FEE WILL BE CHARGED TO THE WINNING BIDDER
THE ADMINISTRATION FEE WILL BE TAXED BECAUSE IT IS PART OF THE SELLING PRICE.
State of South Carolina Surplus Property will not collect sales tax on vehicles for the following states:
Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota.
Residents of all other states not listed above will be charged the maximum tax allowed by their state not to exceed 5% or $500.00.
|Questions and Answers|
Q: what agency used this vehicle (11/23/21 9:19 PM)
A: Vehicle was used and turned in by The South Carolina State University. (11/24/21 7:51 AM)
|This item is located at the the Surplus Property Office, 1441 Boston Ave., West Columbia, SC 29170. The overall condition of this property is unknown to the Surplus Property Office. Bidders are encouraged to inspect the property prior to bidding.
Vehicle may be inspected on Tuesday November 23rd and Tuesday November 30th from 9:00 AM until 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM.
Test drives will not be permitted
Bidder represents and warrants it shall indemnify and hold the State of South Carolina, the Department of Administration harmless from any and all liability, damage, expense, claims, liens or judgments, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from injury to person or damage to property resulting from or in any fashion arising out of Bidder’s inspection of the Property including but not limited to the negligent acts, errors or omissions of Bidder, its agents, employees, volunteers, contractors, or invitees. Bidder understands and agrees that the Property is being sold in “As-is” condition without any representation regarding the Property’s condition or otherwise.
BEFORE ANY PAYMENT CAN BE MADE, WE MUST CREATE A INVOICE. WITHIN 24 HOURS AFTER THE AUCTION HAS CLOSED, THE STATE OF SC WILL EMAIL THE HIGH BIDDER WITH DETAILED PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS. THIS EMAIL WILL BE IN ADDITION TO THE BUYER'S CERTIFICATE FROM GOVDEALS.
Due to Covid-19 we will only be accepting Wire Transfer,Cashier's Check and Credit Card payments. The winning bidder will have to SCHEDULE a pickup for their item. If you choose to, you may make payment at the time of pickup if it is within your 5 days to make payment.
Payment in full is due not later than 5 business days from the time and date of the Buyer’s Certificate. Payment not received in 5 business days will result in default, and the asset will be relisted. The bidder will not be allowed to participate in future auctions. All payments must be via cash, certified bank check, or wire transfer unless you are an established customer with the State of South Carolina Surplus Property Office. A customer may be designated as an established customer once the customer, using the same name and address, has initially completed at least 3 qualified transactions within a one year period, where each transaction is at least fifteen calendar days apart from another transaction. A qualified transaction is a purchase in the amount of at least $700 where payment in full was timely received and all items were timely picked up by the customer. An established customer may make purchases with a credit card provided that no transaction (or group of transactions purchased within a fifteen calendar day period) exceeds $5000.00 and the name and address for the credit card match the name and address of the established customer. Our Office reserves the right, in this Office’s sole discretion, to decline to accept credit cards from any customer, at any time.
The winning bidder is responsible for paying all fees associated with paying via wire transfer.
Acceptable forms of payment are: U. S. Currency, Bank Certified Check, or Credit Cards thru EGOV (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express-instructions will be sent in an email invoice from our office). Credit card purchases are limited to below $5,000.00 and Bidders residing in the United States, Canada and Mexico Only. If the winning bid plus applicable taxes, if any indicated, plus the administrative fee equals to $5,000.00 or more, a Wire Transfer or Bank Certified Check must be used (a certified check must be signed by bank official and say certified check on the document). Bank Certified Checks shall be made payable to: The State of South Carolina. All payments are processed at the Surplus Property Office, 1441 Boston Avenue, West Columbia, South Carolina 29170. If Wire Transfer is chosen, a Wire Transfer Transaction Summary page will provide payment and account information. The Wire Transfer must also be completed within 5 business days. You are responsible for any wire transfer fees.
*This item is for pickup only.*
Due to Covid-19. The winning bidder will have to SCHEDULE a pickup/inspection time for their item. Please call 803-896-6880 to schedule an appointment. The current pickup days are now Monday through Friday of each week. If you choose to, you may make payment at the time of pickup if it is within your 5 days to make payment. Your 10 days to pickup time will begin at the time of your appointment. If you miss your appointment, you may have to pay late fees until the next appointment can be scheduled.
All items must be removed within 10 business days from the time and date of the Buyer’s Certificate. The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. For additional information, please contact Ian Guild, Supply Manager, (803) 896-6880 office – (803) 896-6899 fax or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. A daily storage fee of $25.00 may be charged for any item not removed within the 10 business days allowed and stated on the Buyer’s Certificate.
|Waiver of all liability from the State of South Carolina for loading and property removal. The winning bidder will be liable for any damage or harm that may take place during the loading and removal of property awarded to that bidder. In addition, the winning bidder shall indemnify, defend and save harmless the State of South Carolina, The Department of Administration, the Owning Agency and their representatives from any liability arising out of the winning bidder’s acts or omissions including the failure to secure adequate insurance coverage.
Consideration of Bid. State of South Carolina reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to withdraw from sale any of the items listed.
Pursuant to Section 30-2-40(B) of the S.C. Code of Laws, information collected by and/or provided to the Department of Administration may be personal information as defined by “The Family Privacy Protection Act of 2002” (S.C. Code Section 30-2-10 et seq.) and subject to public scrutiny or release pursuant to FOIA or media request.