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Frequently Asked Questions

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I recently moved to Jackson County from another county in Missouri. What do I need to do?
You will need these documents to license your vehicle:
- Copy of tax receipts or waiver from the county you are moving from for the past two years
- Title, vehicle registration or renewal
- Missouri Application for Title and Title (If a new purchase, the back of the title must be properly completed

It is important that you contact the Jackson County Assessment Department and let them know you are now a resident of Jackson County and need to be placed on the tax rolls. Contact the Assessment Department for more information.

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1. What items do I take with me to renew my license plates?
2. I am renewing 2-year license plates. Which years’ personal property tax receipts do I need?
3. I need to license a car not included on my paid tax receipt. What do I do?
4. I recently moved to Jackson County from another state and have never paid personal property tax in Missouri. What do I need to do?
5. I recently moved to Jackson County from another county in Missouri. What do I need to do?
6. I did not owe personal property taxes last year in Jackson County. How can I obtain my license plates?
7. My leasing company pays my personal property taxes. What will I need to take to the license bureau?