Indiana does or did the excise tax thing, too, and it was spread over something like 12 years. At 12 years the excise tax dropped down to something like $25.
Here in FL it's a flat fee, thank goodness. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jul 18, 2014, at 3:10 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote: > > Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote: > >> It would be fun to compare the MSRP with the current blue book prices for >> MBs from the mid to late 90s. IIRC the MSRP on a 199x 400E was $70,000 or >> thereabouts. Depreciation is spectacular, but not in a good way for >> original owners.... > > > I've heard that many states charge plate fees based on market value. > Michigan bases it on MSRP, and depreciates it for three years. If you fail to > support Michigan's auto industry by buying a car at least every three years, > well, you don't deserve to get any tax break for driving a cheaper older car. > > The silliness hits drivers of old MBZ the hardest. It's over $130 a year to > plate a $34k 2.3-16v, and over $230 a year to plate a $55k S210 4matic. > > Mitch. > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > All posts are the result of individual contributors and as such, those > individuals are responsible for the content of the post. The list owner has > no control over the content of the messages of each contributor. _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com All posts are the result of individual contributors and as such, those individuals are responsible for the content of the post. The list owner has no control over the content of the messages of each contributor.