Credit for GM Electric Vehicles Will Begin to Phase-Out

Another manufacturer has sold enough qualified electric vehicles[1] to begin phasing out the tax credit for purchasing the manufacturer’s vehicles.  In Notice 2019-22 the IRS announced that the credit for qualified plug-in electric vehicles sold by General Motors would be phased down beginning April 1, 2019. 

Before April 1, 2019, the credit for the affected vehicles was $7,500.  From April 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019, buyers of the qualifying General Motors vehicles will receive 50% of the otherwise allowable credit ($3,750).  For the period from October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020, buyer will receive 25% of the otherwise allowable credit ($1,875).  No credit will be allowed for purchases of vehicles after April 1, 2020.

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