What Happened March 1st, 2013?

On March 1st, 2013, titled motor vehicles purchased on or after March 1st, 2013 become:

  • Exempt from sales and use tax
  • Exempt from annual ad valorem tax
  • Will be subject to an $18 title fee & the $20 annual registration fee
  • Will be subject to a title ad valorem tax (TAVT)*

Title work must be presented in the county of owner’s residence.
Payment of TAVT and Title application fee must be paid at the time of applying for the title.
All changes in ownership will require the TAVT.
* Excluding immediate family transfers and certain inheritances which would be .5%.
* Excluding commercial vehicles registered under IRP.
* Excluding Veteran Purple Heart Recipients, 100% Service Connected Disabled Veterans, Veterans receiving a grant to purchase a van with special equipment, and former POW’s.
* Once TAVT is paid on a vehicle, you are not subject to annual ad valorem (Birthday Tax) at the time of renewal.