Leased Vehicle

NOTICE: WHEEL TAX CHANGES APPROVED BY THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMISSION

Wheel Tax Increase

Effective February 1, 2021, the Montgomery County Wheel Tax will increase to $74.00.

Non-Resident Military 

Effective July 13, 2017, the non-resident military Wheel Tax exemption will be limited to one (1) per active duty member annually. An End of Month LES, dated within the last ninety (90) days, must be presented for exemption.


What the lessee should bring to the County Clerk's office:

  • Current vehicle registration issued by your previous state. If the registration is expired by more than twelve (12) months, a copy of the title must be faxed to our office.
  • Lease Authorization form and the Tennessee Sales Tax identification number from the leasing company. Download the Lease Authorization form.
  • Proof of identification ( More Information )
  • Two proofs of residency ( More Information
    (You must apply for title in your county of residence)
  • The fee for a title and purchase of a license plate is $121.00.
    (The new plate will be vaild for one year from the month purchased)
  • If noting a lien, an additional $11.00 fee will apply.

Disabled Veteran Wheel Tax Exemption 

Per TCA 5-8-102, any disabled veteran who has one hundred percent (100%) permanent total disability is exempt from the motor vehicle privilege tax (wheel tax) upon submission of evidence of such disability. Proof of a 100% rating (i.e., signed VA letter) must be submitted at time of application. No refunds will be issued after application has been processed.