Ohio and Florida do tax based on vehicle value. Why are they not on the list?

    I believe you're confusing sales taxes with personal property taxes.
    • Sales taxes are a one time tax on the sale of an item.  Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon are the only states without sales taxes (although some of their municipalities may have them.)
    • Personal property taxes are an annual tax on the value of the item.  Sometimes they're paid with the auto registration, sometimes (like in South Carolina) they're paid separately.  Several states such as Florida don't impose them.
    My assumption is that you were referring to the list of states with personal property taxes.
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