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IMPORTANT THINGS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL TO KNOW
WHEN REGISTERING VEHICLES IN SMITH COUNTY

Military personnel have the option of registering in the county they reside in or in their homes state of record.

Military exemption only applies to personal property taxes and not sales tax on vehicles.

Vehicles coming in to Kansas must have been registered in previous location for at least 6 months or it will be subject to sales tax, if not paid in previous location.

For the exemption to apply, the person in the military must be on the title as an owner.

Leased vehicles are NOT exempt from taxation.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Items needed for registration in Kansas:

__1. Out of State Title (If title is at a lienholder, we need a faxed   copy of the front and back of the title. Fax # 785-282-5175

__2. VIN Inspection on all out of state vehicles.  Contact the Smith County Sheriff's Office or the Smith Center Police Department.  This costs $20.00 in cash to inspector

__3. Current proof of insurance that included the vehicle ID# and the expiration date of the insurance

__4. Military ID

__5. Current full month LES, Orders and / or ORB or ERB

__6. Current Military Affidavit


In Kansas registration expires depending on the first letter of the person's last name

A February 28(or 29) M-N-O August 31
B March 31 P-Q-R September 30
C-D April 30 S October 31
E-F-G May 31 T-V-W November 30
H-I June 30 U-X-Y-Z December 31
J-K-L July 31    


Registration Fees:
 

    Until
Dec. 31, 2008
After
Jan. 1, 2009
Registration Fees: Most Cars $35.00 $39.00
  Trucks under 12,000 lbs 45.00 49.00
  Motorcycles 21.00 25.00
  Mopeds 16.00 20.00
Title Fees: All vehicles 10.00 10.00
Lienholder Fees: All vehicles with liens 1.50 1.50


Vernon Reinking
Smith County Treasurer
218 S. Grant Street
Smith Center, KS 66967
785-282-5170

03/13/2013