Fact #789: July 22, 2013
Comparison of State Incentives for Plug-In Electric Vehicle Purchases
In addition to a Federal government tax credit up to $7,500, consumers who purchase plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) may also receive state government incentives which are different for each state. Shown below are state incentives that can be quantified, such as tax credits and rebates, sales and use tax exemptions, reduced license taxes, title tax exemptions, and reduced registration fees. West Virginia and Colorado have the highest incentive amounts, both of which are tax credits.
|State||Tax Credits & Rebates||Sales and Use Tax Exemption||Reduced License Tax||Title Tax Exemption||Reduced Registration Fee||Total|
Value of incentives also obtained from: Arizona DOT, Title and Registration, Center for Sustainable Energy California, CVRP Eligible Vehicles, District of Columbia, Department of Motor Vehicles, Iowa TaxandTags.gov, Registration Fees by Vehicle Type, CyberDriveIllinois.com, Vehicle Services, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, Instructions for NJ Residents to Title & Register a Vehicle, CarsDirect, How to Calculate Washington Car Tax