Where do the fees I pay for my motor vehicle go?

Do you ever wonder what happens to the fees you pay for your vehicle registration and renewal? Our Clerk and Recorder’s Office retains only $4.00 for processing the transaction.

The remainder of the fees is allocated among 16 tax entities throughout El Paso County.  The chart below shows the total amounts for each tax entity for 2017.

The Motor Vehicle 2017 Tax Entity Breakdown provides an even more detailed look at where the money goes, within each separate entity.

This information shows the Motor Vehicle fees you pay go right back to work for you and the citizens of El Paso County!

2017 Tax Entity Breakdown Motor Vehicle