What is Legislative Tag Credit?

This is a percentage credit granted by the Mississippi Legislature in 1994 towards the purchase price of your license plate. The percentage is set each year by the Mississippi State Tax Commission. You receive the reduction on passenger vehicles and trucks, when you purchase your plate at the proper time.

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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?