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December 2011

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EV Tax Incentives

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EV Tax Incentives
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At the end of 2011, three of our key federal electric vehicle tax credits will expire. But what keeps me awake at night are ongoing challenges to the overall plug-in tax credit. I am sure you have heard all of the major media talking about the Payroll Tax Extension; but what you may not have known is that EVs are part of the political football, too.

At the end of 2011, three of our key federal electric vehicle tax credits will expire: incentives for consumers and businesses installing charging stations, affordable two and three-wheeled EVs, and those for plug-in conversions will all be left behind. But what keeps me awake at night are ongoing challenges to the overall plug-in tax credit. I am sure you have heard all of the major media talking about the Payroll Tax Extension; but what you may not have known is that EVs are part of the political football, too. Here's what is going on..