Electric Vehicles Tax Credit (Corporate)

March 20, 2023


The District of Columbia offers tax credits for electric vehicles and electric vehicle supply equipment. These tax credits exist for individuals and for corporations. These tax credits apply to alternative fuel vehicles. "Alternative fuel" means a fuel that powers a motor vehicle that consists of one or more of the following:

  • Natural Gas
  • At least 85% ethanol
  • Compressed Natural Gas
  • Liquefied Natural Gas
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Hydrogen
  • Electricity provided by a vehicle charging station
  • Biodiesel (excluding kerosene)

For more information, visit the program website.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: District of Columbia
Incentive Type: Corporate Tax Credit
Web Site: https://code.dccouncil.us/dc/council/code/sections/47-1806.12.html
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Passenger Electric Vehicles
  • Medium-Duty Electric Vehicles
  • Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles
  • Level-2 Electric Vehicle Service Equipment
  • Direct Current Fast Charging Equipment
Incentive Amount: Conversion of Qualified Alternative Fueled Vehicles: 50% of equipment and labor costs, up to $19,000 per vehicle (no limit for unincorporated businesses)
Alternative Fuel Infrastructure: 50% of equipment and labor costs, up to $10,000 (personal and unincorporated businesses; no limit for corporations)


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Passenger Electric Vehicles, Medium-Duty Electric Vehicles, Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles
Sectors: Commercial
Parameters: The incentive is 50.00 % of cost, The incentive has a minimum of 19000.00 $/Unit


Name: District of Columbia Code 47-1806.12 through 47-1806.13, 47-1807.10 through 47-1807.11, and 47-1808.10 through 47-1808.11

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.