Rebates & Tax Credits

The State of California offers rebates for the lease or purchase of a new electric car.  There are also rebates for electric motorcycles and scooters.  These rebates are not related to your taxes.  The current rebate amount is $2500. Go to the Clean Vehicle Project website for details.


A Clean Fuel Rebate funded by the State of California Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program is also available for PG&E customers who drive electric vehicles.  The current amount is $500.   Go to Clean Fuel Rebate for details and to apply.


Federal Tax Credits of up to $7500 for purchasing plug-in vehicles are available and credits for installing wiring for charging vehicles may be available . Consult your CPA for details on how these credits will apply to your situation.


Information on the Federal Tax Credits for installing charging stations is here http://www.afdc.energy.gov/laws/10513


These rebates and tax credits can dramatically reduce the cost of leasing or purchasing an EV.