I didn't reaffirm auto loan with Navy. Called them in Dec that I am surrendering. Car still in my driveway as of today. But i rec'd a late charge notice on tags (it was due Jan 2019). I took insurance off the car and have not been driving it since I called them. Have since obtained a new car. Question is, am I responsible to still pay for the tags? Didn't think it would take this long for them to come get the car. If i would've known Navy would not be in a hurry, I probably would've taken my time to get a new car. But what's done is done, I'm just wondering should I pay for tags? I don't want it go on my credit or they suspend my license or anything because of this. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.
In my state the registered owner (you) must complete DMV paperwork to declare a change of ownership / release of liability. If this isn't done, you remain liable for the registration. I agree that the best advice is to contact the DMV.