Incentives

Electric vehicle incentives are available to those who purchase a new Tesla vehicle. A $7,500 federal income tax credit is available to all customers and several states offer additional incentives, often taking the form of a rebate. Rebates can be claimed immediately after purchase, while tax credits are claimed when filing income taxes.

Many states also offer non-cash incentives, such as carpool lane access in California and free municipal parking.

All states$7,500 income tax credit
Arizona Reduced Vehicle License Tax, Carpool lane access and reduced rates for electric vehicle charging
California$2,500 rebate (based on income eligibility)
Delaware $1,000 rebate
Colorado $5,000 tax credit
HawaiiCarpool lane access and reduced rates for electric vehicle charging
Louisiana $2,500 income tax credit
Maryland $3,000 Excise Tax Credit for new vehicles under $60,000
$700 rebate on wall connectors and installation
Massachusetts$1,000 rebate (funds limited)
Nevada Carpool lane access and reduced rates for electric vehicle charging
New JerseySales tax exempt
New York $500 rebate
Oregon $750 rebate on wall connectors and installation (more for commercial use)
Pennsylvania $1,750 rebate for new vehicles $50,000 and under
(500 rebates available between September 1 and December 31, 2017)
Rhode Island$2,500 rebate
Washington DC Excise tax exempt

All of the above incentives are available when purchasing a Tesla vehicle with cash or a loan. Only California, Colorado, Massachusetts, and Tennessee incentives are available when leasing a Tesla vehicle.

Incentive programs are offered and administered by government agencies. Eligibility and availability vary and are outside of Tesla’s control. Most programs are limited to a total dollar amount that can be dispersed or will expire on a certain date. Be sure to visit the state program’s website for the most up-to-date information on availability and redemption requirements.

Your eligibility for income tax credits depends on your personal tax situation. We recommend speaking with a tax professional for guidance.

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