Budget deal restores tax credits for EV charging stations, electric motorcycles, fuel-cell cars–Green Car Reports

Fears that Congress would kill the federal tax credit for purchase of a plug-in electric car were laid to rest in December when that incentive survived the $1.5 billion tax-cut bill.

Now Congress has added back a handful of other tax credits related to electric cars and greener transportation in the $400 billion budget bill it passed in the wee hours of Friday morning, quickly signed by the president.

The 652-page Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (HR 1892) restores a tax credit for installation of alternative-vehicle fueling property that had expired at the end of 2016.

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Taxpayers who purchased or installed a home charging station for electric cars during 2017 will find the forms and rules for individual returns here.

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