Car Loan Calculator Detailed for Florida
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How are car loans in Florida calculated?
Florida includes the sale price and the doc fee in the taxable amount of an auto loan but does not include the trade-in value.
Therefore, car buyers get a tax break on trade-in vehicles in Florida.
The state tax rate is 6%, but the total tax must include a county surtax ranging from 1/2% to 2% levied upon a maximum of $5000 of the taxable value. Some counties do not charge the surtax.
Select your location to view your amount, and see our car tax calculator for more details.
In our calculation, the taxable amount is $ which equals the sale price of $ plus the doc fee of $ minus the trade-in value of $.
DMV fees are about $ on a $ vehicle based on a flat fee that fluctuates depending on vehicle usage and weight.
View the Florida state fee estimator to verify your registration cost, and use our DMV Override to adjust the calculator.
Prepaid maintenance plans, extended warranties, and GAP insurance are not taxed in Florida and provide considerable savings over paying down the road. You can include maintenance on the warranty line of the calculator for accurate handling.
The documentation fee is set by the dealer, but is not negotiable so clarify upfront what the dealer charges. The customary doc fee is $799 in Florida but may differ as there is no maximum set by the state.
Thank you for considering our dealership for your new vehicle! I can offer you a net price of $ which equals the dealer sale price of $ minus the factory rebate of $.
I can purchase your trade vehicle for $, payoff your loan up to $, and apply the balance of $ to this purchase. The estimated tax and registration combined is $, but this may vary based on your vehicle type, weight, and usage. Our required dealer documentation fee is $.