EV and Hybrid Sales Tax Exemption

September 09, 2002


The Maryland Clean Energy Incentive Act provides for a 100% exemption of the excise tax on new electric or hybrid vehicles. Electric vehicles have a maximum exemption of $2000 and hybrid a cap of $1500, depending on the on-board rechargeable system's power factor and the efficiency of the regenerative braking system. Hybrid vehicles must also meet existing clean air standards for new vehicles.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Sales Tax Incentive
Web Site: http://www.energy.state.md.us/cleanincentives.html
Administrator: Maryland Energy Administration
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
Incentive Amount: 100%
Maximum Incentive: $150 - $2000


Name: Tim LaRonde
Organization: Maryland Energy Administration
Address: 1623 Forest Drive, Suite 300
Annapolis MD 21403
Phone: (410) 260-7539
Email: meainfo@energy.state.md.us

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.