Get ready to pay more -- a lot more -- to register your car in California.
It's all part of the massive budget revision that was passed by the Legislature last month and signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. They need the money to close the roughly $50 billion deficit.
All vehicles with a registration date of May 19 or later will have to pay the higher fees this year.
The California DMV has an online calculator to help you figure out the new registration costs.