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New Vehicle Purchase Fees

Purchase fees for new vehicles in Douglas County, Kansas.

Here is a guide to help you calculate your fees due when titling and registering your vehicle.

Penalties start accruing after 60 days.

  • Registration fees.  (Use charts below)
    • Penalty of $1.00 per month.
  • Property Tax
    • Use correct purchase date and 1st letter of the last name on the title. When a leased vehicle use the 1st letter of the lease name. (Ex. Toyota Lease Trust, Cabwest, Vaul Trust.)
    • Penalty accrues daily at 1% per month. (estimated)
  • Sales Tax
    • $.50 County collection fee.
    • When bought from an out-of-State dealer or private party.  When bought from an out-of-state dealer be sure to include all accessories, warranties, administration fees, and destination or delivery fees.
      • Douglas County 7.75%
      • City of Lawrence 9.30%
      • Baldwin City 9.0%
      • Eudora 9.50%
      • Lecompton 9.50%
    • Please visit KDOR's website for the most current sales tax rate.
  • Title fee
    • $10.00
    • Penalty of $2.00.
  • Lienholder fee
    • $1.50
  • Plate fee.
    • $1.50 - When transferring a current plate from a sold vehicle to a new vehicle
    • $.50 - New license plate.
MonthABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTVWUXYZ
JAN14.7517.2519.7522.2524.7527.2529.7532.2534.7537.2539.75
FEB42.2514.7517.2519.7522.2524.7527.2529.7532.2534.7537.25
MAR39.7542.2514.7517.2519.7522.2524.7527.2529.7532.2534.75
APR37.2539.7542.2514.7517.2519.7522.2524.7527.2529.7532.25
MAY34.7537.2539.7542.2514.7517.2519.7522.2524.7527.2529.75
JUN32.2534.7537.2539.7542.2514.7517.2519.7522.2524.7527.25
JUL29.7532.2534.7537.2539.7542.2514.7517.2519.7522.2524.75
AUG27.2529.7532.2534.7537.2539.7542.2514.7517.2519.7522.25
SEP24.7527.2529.7532.2534.7537.2539.7542.2514.7517.2519.75
OCT22.2524.7527.2529.7532.2534.7537.2539.7542.2514.7517.25
NOV19.7522.2524.7527.2529.7532.2534.7537.2539.7542.2514.75
DEC17.2519.7522.2524.7527.2529.7532.2534.7537.2539.7542.25

 

MonthABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTVWUXYZ
JAN15.5818.9222.2525.5828.9232.2535.5838.9242.2545.5848.92
FEB52.2515.5818.9222.2525.5828.9232.2535.5838.9242.2545.58
MAR48.9252.2515.5818.9222.2525.5828.9232.2535.5838.9242.25
APR45.5848.9252.2515.5818.9222.2525.5828.9232.2535.5838.92
MAY42.2545.5848.9252.2515.5818.9222.2525.5828.9232.2535.58
JUN35.5838.9242.2545.5852.2552.2515.5818.9222.2525.5828.92
JUL35.5838.9242.2545.5848.9252.2515.5818.9222.2525.5828.92
AUG32.2535.5838.9242.2545.5848.9252.2515.5818.9222.2525.58
SEP28.9232.2535.5838.9242.2545.5848.9252.2515.5818.9222.25
OCT25.5828.9232.2535.5838.9242.2545.5848.9252.2515.5818.92
NOV22.2525.5828.9232.2535.5838.9242.2545.5848.9252.2515.58
DEC19.8222.2525.5828.9232.2535.5838.9242.2545.5848.9252.25

 

MonthABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTVWUXYZ
JAN20.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.25
FEB28.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2528.2528.2528.2528.25
MAR28.2528.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2528.2528.2528.25
APR28.2528.2528.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2528.2528.28
MAY28.2528.2528.2528.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2528.25
JUN28.2528.2528.2528.2528.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.25
JUL28.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2520.2520.2520.2520.2520.25
AUG20.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2520.2520.2520.2520.25
SEP20.2520.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2520.2520.2520.25
OCT20.2520.2520.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2520.2520.25
NOV20.2520.2520.2520.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2520.25
DEC20.2520.2520.2520.2520.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.2528.25

 

MonthABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTVWUXYZ
JAN17.7517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7523.2523.2523.2523.2523.25
FEB23.2517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7523.2523.2523.2523.25
MAR23.2523.2517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7523.2523.2523.25
APR23.2523.2523.2517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7523.2523.25
MAY23.2523.2523.2523.2517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7523.25
JUN23.2523.2523.2523.2523.2517.7517.7517.7517.7517.7517.75
JUL23.2523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2517.7517.7517.7517.7517.75
AUG17.7523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2517.7517.7517.7517.75
SEP17.7517.7523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2517.7517.7517.75
OCT17.7517.7517.7523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2517.7517.75
NOV17.7517.7517.7517.7523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2517.75
DEC17.7517.7517.7517.7517.7523.2523.2523.2523.2523.2523.25