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Old 03-01-2008, 11:49 AM
 
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Hi Guys,

What is the tax rate on personal property in Austin for items such as cars?

In Virginia it is quite high and I was told by my partner that it is much lower in Austin. Thanks
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Old 03-01-2008, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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There is no property tax on personal vehicles in Texas AFAIK, just a yearly registration fee (about $70 bux for me), and sales tax when you buy the vehicle.
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Old 03-01-2008, 01:05 PM
 
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There used to be a personal proerty tax on LEASED vehicles...I don't know if there still is.
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Old 03-01-2008, 01:07 PM
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The registration fee is all I've ever paid. Now, business vehicles are different, as I understand it.
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Old 03-01-2008, 02:20 PM
 
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Well that is something positive regarding taxes!
In Virginia the tax on a vehicle valued around 30K is about 1500-2000K.
So that should be factored in as well when thinking about the high property taxes.
Thanks,
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Old 03-02-2008, 09:53 AM
 
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Is that to say that when I register my vehicles in TX for the first time (have moved from out of town)...that I won't get dinged hard for first-timer?
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Old 03-02-2008, 10:19 AM
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There is evidently a $90 new resident fee for registering your out of state vehicle for the first time in Texas.

You will, also, have to get the vehicle inspected and have proof of insurance (but people who've lived here forever have to do those annually, as well, and you'll need proof of insurance to get your vehicle inspected, as well).
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Old 03-09-2008, 12:04 AM
 
Location: Round Rock
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austin tax rate for cars is 6.25%

Austin Subaru is awesome
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Old 03-09-2008, 12:08 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Originally Posted by dannyw29 View Post
austin tax rate for cars is 6.25%

Austin Subaru is awesome
That's only for purchase; the OP was asking about yearly property taxes.
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