Effective July 1, 2017 INCREASE IN VEHICLE TAGS
Governor Haslam recently signed the IMPROVE Act into law. In order to fund the improvements, the plan calls for an increase in vehicle registration fees and gas/diesel taxes as well as an additional fee for electric vehicle registration. Below is a summary of the increases:
Personal vehicles - increased by $5.00
Commercial passenger vehicles and buses - increases by $10.00
Commercial freight vehicles and farm tags - increased by $20.00
Electric vehicles - increased by $100.00
The increases in the registration fees go 100% to the highway fund. The IMPROVE Act designates July 1, 2017 as the effective date for the increases.