If the vehicle is being transferred into your name, sales tax is due. In Texas, sales tax is based on the purchase price of the vehicle or the Standard Presumptive Value (SPV) whichever is higher. SPV is the calculated value of a vehicle based on the sale of similar vehicles in Texas.
Sales Tax: 6.25%
Search for your vehicle's Standard Presumptive Value (SPV).
Title Application fee: $33.00
Applicable Registration Fees
*Registration fee based on cars or trucks weighing 6,000 lbs or less. Visit Vehicle Registration for information about other vehicle types
Title transfers should be completed by buyer and seller together in-person at any of the five Travis County Tax Office locations.
Make your check or money order payable to the Travis County Tax Office
Attention: Motor Vehicles