Alabama 2023 EV Tax Credits Guide [+ Calculate Your Savings]
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There’s no denying that electric vehicles (EVs) are expensive, but there are federal and state incentives such as rebates and tax credits to make EVs more financially appealing.
But what state EV incentive programs are in place in Alabama?
Let’s see what current incentives are available in your area and whether or not you qualify for them.
Last Updated: August 2023
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Alabama EV Savings Calculator
Use the calculator below to see which models qualify for the federal EV tax credit and for any state-specific incentives that can help you save even more.
What EV Incentives Are Available in Alabama?
Alabama has no direct rebates or tax credits in place for electric vehicles at this time. However, we update this post regularly, so check back to see if that changes.
Incentives for Purchasing an EV in Alabama
Alabama does not offer incentives for the purchase of a new electric vehicle.
While Alabama doesn’t offer rebates for buying an EV, you can take a look take a look at our federal EV incentives resource to see if you qualify for any federal incentives. There are also utility offers listed in the next section that will save you money on charging an EV at home in Alabama.
Other EV Incentives Offered in Alabama
The following post-purchase incentives are available for some EV owners in Alabama:
- Customers of Alabama Power can get a one-time $500 rebate for the purchase and installation of a Level 2 (240V) charger
- After you've installed that home charger, Alabama Power also offers a discounted off-peak rate for charging your EV at night!
Visit our EV community on Facebook to connect with other electric vehicle owners near you and find out what other offers are available in your area.
Now that you know what electric vehicle incentives are available in Alabama, what else do you need to know about making the switch to all-electric transportation?
Read our guidance on how to prepare for an EV to make sure the models you’re considering will meet your real-world driving needs!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle in Alabama?
No, there are not state-level incentives in place when you purchase an EV in the state of Alabama. Also, check out our picks for the best deals on EVs.
Are there additional fees for purchasing an electric vehicle in Alabama?
Yes, there are additional fees to pay when you purchase an EV in the state of Alabama. A $200 registration fee is charged to make up for the tax revenue lost now that you will no longer buy gasoline or diesel.
Does sales tax apply when I buy an EV in Alabama?
Sales tax is applied to electric vehicle purchases in Alabama at the same rate as traditional combustion vehicles. Visit our resource page to find the vehicle sales tax in Alabama.