Cost of license plates in Colorado.

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October 23, 2020, 02:18 PM
Cost of license plates in Colorado.
I live in CO and have a 2015 Ford F150 I bought used. My wife's Mazda3 which is 3 model years newer (but only 21K) costs more to register than my 35k truck now. The first few years are brutal as the bulk of it is a % of value fee then it drops off to a fixed amount.
October 23, 2020, 03:17 PM
Originally posted by Orguss:
Wow. California DMV isn't that bad.

So let's talk gun laws then.

BOOM! I win. Razz

I will say our climate is hell on roads, they just don't last here. CDOT is always busy.

But who the hell knows, I'm sure we are still paying too much for what we get.
October 23, 2020, 03:55 PM
Eff Juan Fiddy is $53 a year

October 24, 2020, 11:25 AM
Since TABOR ties the hands of politicians and tax rates they have found other ways to raise money. Fee's primarily. That's why this year Prop 117 deals with this practice. Large fee increases will have to be voter approved if this passes.

OH, Bonnie McMurray!
October 25, 2020, 12:32 AM
No state income tax here, but they make up for it with vehicle registration at the DMV. I have a 15 yr old 2500hd Duramax. $120ish per year. Regular plates. Wife’s 2017 Tahoe was around $600 a year ago when we bought it used. Right at $565ish this year.

November 01, 2020, 03:02 PM
NH does fees based on a percentage of new MSRP that declines year over year. First two years is 18%. So I just wrote a check last month for like $630.
November 01, 2020, 04:13 PM
I imagine you have to pay immediately. I've seen temporary tags on cars with expiration dates back in April. We first observed a ton of temp plates on cars everywhere. It seemed like everyone was buying cars. Turns out no one can get plates here in Colorado. Same with my CCW. I put in for the renew in August. Still have not received it yet.

OH, Bonnie McMurray!
November 02, 2020, 06:03 AM
One year registration fee is $358.39 for 2016 4Runner and $144.51 for 2010 HD Fat Boy. On the other hand, as Prefontaine mentioned, property taxes here are a relatively cheap $2343/year.
November 02, 2020, 07:39 AM
We get screwed pretty hard, every year here in Arizona. 2019 Toyota Tacoma.

Balzé Halzé:now I see that you're about as bright as a black hole, and twice as dense. Good lord.
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November 12, 2020, 08:18 AM
Yeah a couple years ago they added a 32.50 dps fee per year to our registrations, which on new cars doesn’t seem all that bad because I think the tags for one year on my 20 Camry were around $500. It really sucks on older cars because most of our registration is just tax on vehicle value so you used to be able to register a 10-15 year old car for $10-15 a year.... now it’s $40-50 a year because of that fee.

In our defense we do have very nice roads compared to a lot of other places I’ve been so that’s a plus
November 13, 2020, 11:00 AM
midwest guy
On the other hand my wife’s family mountain retreat on 10 acres and 4000 square feet has a real estate tax of less than $5000, being in Jefferson county, Col.
November 13, 2020, 11:25 AM
In my county, I pay about $25-30 each year. One county over has a wheel tax and they pay an extra chunk (supposedly to build a library - but the tax stayed on long after the building was finished...).

This is TN

November 15, 2020, 06:49 AM
I moved from Colorado to NH, and with that move saw a HUGE increase in both vehicle plates and property taxes.

My vehicle plates cost me around $740 if I recall correctly. For a Chevy pickup!
November 19, 2020, 11:57 AM
I just renewed my Chevy pickup. $98/year. Our cars are around $39. We pay sales tax when we purchase but no other fees. Insurance is another story. I just also renewed our policy, $6200/year, 5 vehicles all with full coverage.

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