Farmers, ranchers to show proof of eligibility for plates
A new state law requires farmers and ranchers to show their state comptroller-issued Texas Agricultural or Timber Exemption Registration number before obtaining farm license plates and/or temporary excess weight permits at the Coryell County tax office. “The law will help ensure no one can infringe on the privileges extended to our qualified farmers and ranchers who deserve them,” said Justin Carothers, the Coryell County Tax Assessor-Collector. “Unfortunately, as the state has grown so have the number of reports of people abusing the farm plate and permit privileges.” The new law will weed out those taking advantage of the system that offers farmers and ranchers reduced vehicle registration and some sales tax fee
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