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

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Oregon EV Rebate

EV Rebates in Each State

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Oregon drivers can receive up to $7,500 in rebates from the Oregon Clean Vehicle Rebate Program

Oregon offers a rebate of up to $2,500 for new all-electric, plug-in hybrid vehicles and zero-emission electric motorcycles and up to an additional $5,000 for mid-to-low-income drivers to buy new or used electric vehicles. 

The Standard Rebate of up to $2,500 applies to the purchase or lease of a new battery electric, plug-in hybrid vehicle or zero-emission electric motorcycle (from a dealer) with a base MSRP of $50,000 or less. 

The Charge Ahead rebate provides up to $5,000 off the purchase of a new or used electric or plug-in hybrid car (from a dealer) with an original base MSRP of under $50,000 for qualifying buyers (based on income. Use DEQ's income calculator to see if you may qualify). 

For more information and to stay up to date on the rebate application process, view DEQ’s website. If you have additional questions, please reach out at:, 855-EVEHICLE or 855-383-4425

Charging Infrastructure Rebates & Credits

Portland General Electric offers a pilot program - PGE+ that provides income-eligible at least $300 and up to $6,000 in rebates. By upgrading to a faster, Level 2 charger and enrolling in PGE’s EV Smart Charging program, customers are eligible for these rebates plus ongoing bill credits. 

Pacific Power offers rebates for Level 2 chargers for Oregon homes and businesses. They offer up to $1,500 for home charging equipment, up to $4,500 per port for multi-family properties and up to $1,000 per port for businesses in Oregon. They offer grants and technical assistance.

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

EV Instant Rebates
The Washington State Department of Commerce will launch the state’s new Washington EV Instant Rebates Program in August 2024, with funding through June 2025 (or until all funds are used) and provide between $6,500 and $8,000 rebates.

The program will be entirely focused on supporting low-income residents who currently do not typically buy new cars, and provide between $2,500 and $9,000 off at the time of purchase or lease.

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