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033-06 Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Credit for Calendar Year 2005

Registration and Title Bulletin - #033-06

Date: April 24, 2006

To: All County Tax Assessor-Collectors

Subject: Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Credit for Calendar Year 2005


These documents contain text of correspondence sent by TxDOT to the county tax assessor-collectors, statutory agents who provide vehicle registration and titling services for citizens in Texas. This information is provided to apprise the general public of issues affecting the state's vehicle titling and registration process.


To provide you information regarding the actual motor vehicle sales tax and penalties collected and reported through the Registration and Title System (RTS) by your county in calendar year 2005.


Beginning January 2006, sales tax credit was estimated based on sales tax commission for calendar year 2005. Utilizing the new figures provided by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, the actual amount of motor vehicle sales tax and penalties your county is entitled to retain during calendar year 2006 is indicated on the attached list under the Sales Tax Credit column. This amount is retained through registration fees, and the remainder of the tax commission will be taken from motor vehicle sales tax and Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) surcharges.

Beginning the week of April 10, 2006, (report issuance date April 10th), funds remittance reports reflect the new County Road and Bridge Fund split levels calculated from these figures.


If you have questions regarding the motor vehicle sales tax amount, please contact the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Office at (800) 252-1382, or your local Vehicle Titles and Registration Division Regional Office.

In some cases the Registration and Title Bulletins (RTB) contain attachments. If you require a copy of the original signed RTB and the attachments, please e-mail us and include the RTB number. Repeat requests are subject to charges in accordance with Open Record policies. A subscription service is also available for an annual fee of $250. Subscribers will automatically

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