[Oeva-list] Congress bailout affects EVs?

Tony McCormick tony at notebene.net
Wed Oct 8 14:08:23 PDT 2008


That is my understanding of it as least for the "charging" infrastructure.
--Tony

patrick0101 at gmail.com wrote:
> Kristen (or anyone else),
>
> What is this part of the bill? 
> The bill also extends the 30% clean-burning fuel property tax credit 
> to electricity, and moves the deadline for taking the credit out a 
> year to December 2010.
>
> Can I get a tax credit for the electricity I use to fuel my EV? 
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:06 PM, Kristen Hall-Geisler 
> <khallgeisler at gmail.com <mailto:khallgeisler at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     It can only be used for new vehicles built by a manufacturer. Home
>     conversions cannot use the credit. - khg
>
>     Kristen Hall-Geisler
>     freelance writer | Portland, Oregon
>     503.975.0306 | kristenhallgeisler.com <http://kristenhallgeisler.com>
>
>     --------------------------------------------------
>     From: "Nev Okyay" <nevokyay at yahoo.com <mailto:nevokyay at yahoo.com>>
>     Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 2:02 PM
>     To: <oeva-list at oeva.org <mailto:oeva-list at oeva.org>>
>     Subject: Re: [Oeva-list] Congress bailout affects EVs?
>
>     >
>     > Is this credit only applicable to brand new vehicles
>     > purchased from dealerships, or can it be used
>     > for EV conversion costs as well?  does anybody know?
>     > thanks,
>     > - nev
>     >
>     > --- Kristen Hall-Geisler <khallgeisler at gmail.com
>     <mailto:khallgeisler at gmail.com>>
>     > wrote:
>     >
>     >> Or just read my latest blog post, if you have an
>     >> aversion to Congress-speak (and no one would blame
>     >> you if you did): http://www.goodgreencars.com/
>     >>
>     >> Kristen Hall-Geisler
>     >> freelance writer | Portland, Oregon
>     >> 503.975.0306 | kristenhallgeisler.com
>     <http://kristenhallgeisler.com>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> From: Emily Ramage
>     >> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 12:20 PM
>     >> To: Rick Durst
>     >> Cc: oeva-list at oeva.org <mailto:oeva-list at oeva.org> ;
>     alan at batie.org <mailto:alan at batie.org>
>     >> Subject: Re: [Oeva-list] Congress bailout affects
>     >> EVs?
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> I am sorry to spam the group - but I gave incorrect
>     >> information in my last email regarding eligibility,
>     >> and I don't want to spread false information.  I
>     >> just reread the section on eligibility, and it is a
>     >> little more complicated than strictly allowing the
>     >> credit for the first 250,000 vehicles.  The
>     >> 250,000-vehicles-sold-point determines the start of
>     >> the phaseout period for the credit.  I would
>     >> recommend reading the bill for full details on
>     >> eligibility.
>     >>
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