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Tax Credit for Buying an Electric Vehicle
When you purchase at qualifying new electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid vehicle that is one of the first 200,000 qualified EVs per manufacturer, you are eligible in a federal income tax credit up to $7500 on the vehicle. How large the tax credit is depends on the make and model of the vehicle.
State Incentive: Sales Tax Exemption
The purchase and installation of Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) which includes residential or commercial EV chargers is exempt from State Sales Tax in Washington ending 7-1-2025.
See the Dept of Revenue description of the exemption here.
Washington offers a partial Sales Tax Exemption on the purchase of a used Electric Vehicle or a new vehicle when the price is under $45,000.
NWES does not provide tax assistance or forms. Please consult your tax advisor.
Your utility offers advice and assistance to help you charge your plug-in electric vehicle. Many utilities currently offer special discounts on charging equipment (EV supply equipment or EVSE). See below for a few local incentives.
News and Knowledge on EVs
Electricity As Fuel
When you drive electric, you save significantly on what you would have spent on gasoline, plus there is less maintenance so more savings for you.
- Why Make the Switch to Plugin Electric Vehicle? from Plug In America
- Understanding Electric Vehicle Charging from Plug In America
- Tacoma Power offers a good explanation of plug types
- Video about how plug in electric vehicles work – From the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- Guide to existing US Federal Tax Credits and Incentives for Plug-In Electric Vehicles
NWES installs and services EVSE (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment) for residential, commercial, or fleet sites in Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Issaquah, Woodinville, Bothell, Kenmore, Shoreline, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, Lake Forest Park, Edmonds, Everett, Marysville, Snohomish County, Mercer Island, Renton, Tukwila, Burien, Greater Eastside and throughout King County.