Non-resident students attending colleges, universities or private high schools in Texas should contact the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles’ (TxDMV) regarding the use of their out-of-state license plate. This does not address their motor vehicle tax liability. Texas Department of Motor Vehicles’ (TxDMV) has reciprocity agreements with other states, however, these agreements do not address tax liability.
Non-resident students moving to Texas owe the $90 new resident tax if they bring a motor vehicle registered in the student’s name in another state or foreign country; or bring a motor vehicle, leased in another state or foreign country prior to moving to Texas, into Texas for use. The lessor must have purchased the motor vehicle out of state.
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.