How Much Are Vehicle Tax, Title and Registration Fees in California?
So, what does it mean when a salesperson sends you a quote that’s “plus taxes & fees”?
To help you know what to expect, we’ve sorted through the documents to show you how much you can expect to pay for vehicle tax, title and registration fees in the state of California.
Pro Tip: If you’d like to roughly estimate an out-the-door price (OTD) for a vehicle that you’re interested in buying, just calculate what 11% of the selling price would be and add it to the price you’re paying for the car. So, if you’re buying a car for $10,000 then you should multiply $10,000 by .11 which is $1,100. $10,000 plus $1,100 is $11,100 so your approximate OTD for a $10,000 car will be $11,100 with taxes and fees included. California state law caps dealership documentation fees at $80. This is the only fee that Novato Toyota keeps and the rest of the taxes and fee amounts go to city, county & state government agencies.Read the rest of this entry