Fee Structure - 2020 (Subject to Change)

PERSONAL OR BUSINESS CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AT ANY SIERRA AUCTION LOCATION.

SIERRA AUCTION DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY CHARGE CREDIT CARDS ON FILE.


Buyer's Premium and Other Charges

Please note that this chart does not reflect any specialty auctions or onsite events that may have a lower or high fee structure associated to the event. Please see the Special Terms and Conditions within each auction event's Terms and Conditions. PLEASE NOTE: The Buyer's Premium is also taxed at the current rate per location.

BUYER TYPE Proxibidders Live Bidders Online Only Bidders (Non-Proxibid)
ASSET CLASS  
* Vehicles and Commercial Equipment Titled Asset Buyer’s Premium
plus 2% of Bid Price (min. $50)
Titled Asset Buyer’s Premium
- See Chart Below
N/A
Surplus 12% N/A N/A
Firearms 12% + 5% Proxibid Fee N/A N/A
Restaurant Equipment 12% + 3% Proxibid Fee (min. $50) 12% 12%

Tiered Buyer's Premiums - Titled Assets

From Bid Amount To Bid Amount   Amount Added to Invoice
$0 $499 = $75
$500 $999 = $125
$1000 $1499 = $195
$1500 $1999 = $295
$2000 $2999 = $395
$3000 $3999 = $495
$4000 $4999 = $595
$5000 $5999 = $695
$6000 and above = 12%

Other Fees Include:

  • $12 per firearm
  • $75 Administration fee per vehicle/heavy
  • $95 per Duplicate Title (if applicable). Buyers have 15 days to change the title into their name.
  • 3% per day of the outstanding balance late payment fee
  • $10 per day storage fee per lot


Renege Fees:

  • Vehicles Renege Fee:
    Minimum $500 or a 14% of the total bid price, whichever is greater.
  • Heavy/Commercial Equipment Renege Fee:
    Minimum $500 or a 14% of the total bid price, whichever is greater.)
  • Firearm Renege / Restocking Fee:
    Minimum $200 or a 17% of the total bid price, whichever is greater.
  • Surplus / Onsite Auction Renege Fee:
    Minimum $200 or a 14%(Surplus Auctions) or a 17% (Onsite Auctions) of the total bid price, whichever is greater.
  • Restaurant Equipment / Renege Fee:
    Minimum $200 or a 15% of the total bid price, whichever is greater.

(Fee must be paid to be able to bid in our auctions again)


PROXIBID $100-$500 REGISTRATION DEPOSIT HOLD:

If you, the buyer, registers for any of our auctions through Proxibid and DOES NOT meet Proxibid’s Auctionguard© criteria for bidding, Proxibid will require either a $100 deposit hold (firearms ONLY) or up to a $500 deposit hold (vehicles & commercial equipment) in order to participate in our auctions. This deposit/hold CAN be applied to your final invoice total ONLY if used for the final payment balance of the item(s). Deposit/hold refunds can take up to 30 days depending on the time it takes YOUR bank to release. If you ARE the winning bidder of an item in auction and payment has not been made according to Sierra’s terms and conditions, the $100-$500 registration deposit hold will be charged as a penalty for breaching the purchase contract (renege fee). Please make sure to familiarize yourself with all of our terms and conditions.


Credit Card Program for Vehicles/Commercial Equipment

Sierra Auction now accepts credit card as payment on your vehicle or commercial equipment purchase!

Credit Card Surcharges
  • 3% on the total invoice amount, including taxes and fees

TERMS
  • Must sign a Credit Card Chargeback Waiver - Download Chargeback Waiver
  • Must use Sierra’s payment portal on the website - Make A Payment. Sierra WILL NOT accept credit card payments over the phone, via US mail or email, or through text messaging.
  • Must have a copy of a Valid ID that accompanies a paid invoice at the time of pick-up
  • Address of Credit Card and ID must be the same
  • Title is mailed out in 7 Days

Questions? Call 602.242.7121 or email us at info@sierraauction.com


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

*SALES TAX
Please note that sales tax is based on the City/State in which the auction is held. The most common sales taxes for Sierra are:
Sierra’s Phoenix Location: 8.6%
Sierra’s Tucson Location: 8.7%

ATTENTION: Per city code, if you are a City of Phoenix or a City of Tempe employee, you are not permitted to bid on any City of Phoenix or City of Tempe assets respectively, either knowingly or unknowingly. By participating in our auction, you agree to this restriction & will abide by it.

STARTING JANUARY 1, 2016, SIERRA WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING PAYMENTS BY PHONE. IF PAYMENT HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED BY DUE DATE, SIERRA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE THE BUYER THE FULL AMOUNT DUE AND/OR A PENALTY FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT AND THE BUYER AGREES TO ALLOW SIERRA TO CHARGE THIS AMOUNT. BUYER ALSO AGREES TO WAIVE ANY RIGHTS FOR CHARGEBACKS RELATED TO THE PURCHASE.

Phoenix Office

  • 3570 Grand Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85019
  • Phone: (602) 242-7121
  • Fax: (602) 246-1903
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Tucson Office

  • 3911 N Highway Dr, Tucson, AZ 85705
  • Phone: (520) 882-0111
  • Fax: (520) 882-1553
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Business Hours

Phoenix Location

  • Monday-Friday: 8am to 4pm
  • Saturday (Auctions Only): 8am to 1hr Post
  • Sunday: Closed

Tucson Location

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am to 3pm
  • Non-Auction Friday: 9am to 12pm
  • Saturday: Closed (Auctions online ONLY, 1st and 3rd Saturday)
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Preview Day (Friday before Auction): 9am-3pm

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