What is Use / Tax and when do I pay it?

Use / tax is the same as sales tax, but is charged on vehicles purchased out of state from a dealer at the rate of 5% on the purchase price less the trade-in.

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1. How long do I have to purchase a license plate for a new or used vehicle purchased from a dealer before penalty applies?
2. How do I get a credit slip for my license plate if I sell my vehicle?
3. How do I title my vehicle if I am a new resident?
4. How do I transfer my title between individuals?
5. Will the same criteria apply to a vehicle bought and sold between individuals?
6. How is the cost of a license plate computed?
7. What is Use / Tax and when do I pay it?
8. What is the greatest amount of penalty you may receive on the purchase or renewal of a license plate?
9. What is Legislative Tag Credit?
10. If I move to Mississippi, how long do I have to purchase a license plate?
11. When is the renewal due on my license plate?
12. How long do I have to renew my license plate?
13. When are renewal notices mailed to taxpayers?
14. How do I acquire a license plate or placard for handicapped persons?
15. What are the cost and requirements for an antique license plate?