Incentives, Rebates & Savings

Good for your wallet and the planet

Good for your wallet and the planet

Federal Tax Incentives

The federal government is offering up to a $7,500 tax credit for qualifying electric cars. Eligibility varies based on the vehicle and your personal tax situation. 

Federal EV Tax Credits

EV Rebates in Each State

No gas, minimal maintenance and significant rebates can save you thousands.

State Rebates


Drivers in Multnomah, Clackamas and Clark County may be eligible for a $5,000 incentive. Contact our Program Manager Ian Sergeant for more details.

Charging Infrastructure Rebates & Credits

Portland General Electric offers a pilot program that provides up to a $500 rebate for residential customers who own or lease an electric vehicle to install a charger at home. Income-eligible customers could qualify for up to a $1,000 rebate. To learn more and to sign up, visit PGE’s website.

Pacific Power offers a rebate of up to $500, capped at 75% of total costs, for Level 2 home charging equipment. They also offer up to $1,000, with no cap on percentage of costs paid, for home charging equipment for income-qualifying customers. More information can be found on Pacific Power's website

Charging Infrastructure Tax Credits

Consumers who purchase qualified residential charging equipment may receive a tax credit of up to $1,000.

Commercial charging equipment may be eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000.

For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911.

Community Charging Rebates

The Plugging In Oregon Community Charging Rebates program (CCR) offers rebates to public and private entities to reduce the cost of purchasing, installing and maintaining qualified Level 2 EV charging equipment at publicly accessible parking locations and multi-family housing (MFH) throughout Oregon. Learn more here.


Tax incentive programs for electric and other alternative fuel vehicles and charging infrastructure are available for new or leased vehicles with a sales price of $45,000 or less, or a used vehicle with a sales price of $30,000 or less.

Clean alternative fuel and plug-in hybrid vehicles - sales/use tax exemptions

A sales and use tax exemption for new or used clean alternative fuel and certain plug-in hybrid vehicles is available in Washingon. The Department of Licensing maintains a list of qualifying vehicles.

For qualified new vehicles, the exempted amount is determined as follows:

Date Sales or use tax exemption available
Aug. 1, 2021 - Jul. 31, 2023 up to $20,000 of the sales or lease price
Aug. 1, 2023 - Jul. 31, 2025 up to $15,000 of the sales or lease price

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