Did you Know?
That there are 2,339,986 vehicles registered in Nebraska.
Motor Vehicle Tax is assessed on a vehicle at the time of initial registration and annually thereafter until the vehicle reaches 14 years of age or more. It is based upon the MSRP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price) of the vehicle. The MSRP on a vehicle is set by the manufacturer and can never be changed. Once the MSRP of the vehicle is established, a Base Tax set in Nebraska motor vehicle statutes is assigned to that specific MSRP range and motor vehicle tax is then assessed.
It is the Base Tax figure that is adjusted as the vehicle ages.
The distribution of funds collected for the Motor Vehicle Tax are:
After 1% is retained by the County Treasurer and 1% is distributed to the Vehicle Title and Registration System Replacement and Maintenance Cash Fund the remaining motor vehicle tax proceeds are allocated as follows to each county, local school system, school district, city, and village in the tax
district in which the motor vehicle has situs:
Motor Vehicle Fee is based upon the value, weight and use of the vehicle and is adjusted as the vehicle ages.
After 1% is retained by the County Treasurer the distribution of funds collected for the Motor Vehicle Fee are:
The Registration Fees are assessed:
Additional fees collected (and their distribution) for every motor vehicle registration issued are:
Alternative Fuel Fee:
NOTE: Some localities collect additional local fees and taxes. Contact your County Treasurer's office for more information.
This page last revised 4/27/2015