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  1. Alabama propsing new $250 EV / $125 Hybrid tax

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    Just a news alert... Per I've played with the numbers and it is still cheaper in the long run for fuel (and more fun) to drive an EV than an ICE car but it is still frustrating that most of the savings are being...
  2. WA State Incentive Changed July 1st

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    All Volts should now qualify for the sales tax exemption in WA State. Have any forum members taken advantage of this? Would you please like to share your dealer experience with regard to claiming the exemption?
  3. Tax Credit on GM Demo car with 4800 miles on it.

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I've had my Volt for a year now and love it. My wife is now looking at getting one for herself; We've found a 2015 at a dealership out of state for a decent price. The dealer says it still qualifies for the tax credit, but the car has been used as a Loaner/Demo and has 4850 miles on it. They...
  4. Taking test drive on Friday and have questions

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Dealer has a 2014 "demo" with 2 miles on it, and it's in my color. :D Let me also say I've ALWAYS wanted a Volt. My questions are: 1) Would the $7,500 tax credit still apply? 2) Are there any dealer incentives I should be inquiring about? 3) We usually buy our cars new and keep them...
  5. Virginia Clean-Fuel Vehicle and Vehicle Emissions Testing Equipment Credits

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Although the chevy site does not say anything nor does the chargepoint site say anything, it looks like anyone in Virginia who bought a volt during 2015 can get a $750 tax credit. Thanks to my wife for finding this and jeff_h for helping to investigate. See the following 2 links: Section 8...
  6. Re: Gen2 Lease Question

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Re: Gen2 Lease Question Hi, Two weeks ago, I leased a 2016 Volt, and completely love the car. During the sales presentation, the dealer repeatedly mentioned the $7,500 Federal tax credit as a key incentive (on top of the State of CA rebate, HOV stickers, Costco deal, etc.), and said I'm...
  7. EV Tax on Michigan Referendum

    General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    A new tax proposed to be levied on EV and Hybrid Vehicles: While not opposed to paying my fair share towards road maintenance, putting on a tax at the registration level is the typical sort of...
  8. To Lease or Not To Lease, That is the Question

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hey everyone, newbie here (and soon to be Volt Owner, whoop whoop!) So, we were going to out right purchase a Volt, but after thinking about it a bit more, I can't help but wonder if the lease isn't a better option. I've reviewed everything on this site but sadly am still a bit confused as the...
  9. Tax Credit Hiccup

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I filed my taxes using TaxAct. Everything looked good. Full $7500 rebate calculated correctly. Efiled. IRS website shows they adjusted my refund down by about $3500 from what I was expecting. Very annoyed right now. I am not subject to AMT, so I'll just have to wait and see what the letter...
  10. Charging station tax credit??

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I was wondering are there any tax credits that are still being given out for installing a L2 charging station? I know for a while they were doing it but I'm going to be leasing a Volt this month and was wondering if there was anything going on with them. I live in Michigan by the way
  11. Need to sell my 2013 Volt. What will happen with tax credit?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hello. I bought a 2013 Volt in January of this year. I love the car and enjoy it very much. But the problem is that i got promoted and now I have a company car. We already had 3 cars before we got the company car. Now with many cars in my garage and drive way. I was thinking to sell my new Volt...
  12. 2012 Volt $7500 tax credit Do you need help?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    If you purchased your 2012 Volt and need help taking the tax credit please let me know. I am a professional income tax preparation business and may be able to give you some help Go Volt!! Go $7500
  13. Buying questions: Tax incentive for 2013 / aftermarket leather

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Before I go on, let me explain my backstory: I ordered a Volt from the factory back in May. The dealership where I placed the order changed owners, and all my paperwork was lost. I just finally convinced them that I had paid a deposit, and they're trying to make things right. The problem: The...
  14. Sales/use tax at lease inception w/Ally?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hopefully a quick question for someone.. What is included in the Sales/use tax calculation on the Ally SmartLease form (AF-671-MULTISTATE)? If I assume that everything under "Amount Due at Lease Signing or Delivery" is taxable with the exception of the "First monthly payment" (which...
  15. Am I getting screwed on Lease Tax? Can I get a little NJ help?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    In July I picked up my 2012 Volt, and have been loving it every since. I'm from NJ, and through this forum I found a good deal from an out of state dealer. I got a base volt (plus backup cam) - $40,690 msrp. I was looking to get a payment in the neighborhood of $300, so I went with a 24 month...
  16. Problems Getting IRS Tax Credit in 2012

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I just got a letter dated 8/15/2012 with an attached Tax Examiner's Review (dated 6/15/2012) and NOTICE OF DEFICIENCY. It didn't just ask for proof that I bought and obtained title to a Volt in 2011, they assumed I didn't qualify for the tax credit and ASKED FOR IMMEDIATE PAYMENT OF $5,449...
  17. Factually Incorrect Volt Article.... Craft a Response?

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    The following article had so many inaccuracies, I almost thought it was a joke. I was hoping someone might want to respond with some facts. Here are two versions of the same article: The author accuses GM of baiting and switching from Volt to Cruze...