Alaska 2023 EV Tax Credits Guide [+ Calculate Your Savings]
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Birkett is a father-of-two who loves nothing more than packing up the family and hitting the road in their latest electric car, which is currently a 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5. With multiple Chevy Bolts in his past, as well as a Chevy Volt and Tesla Model 3 LR in the extended family, plus various EV rentals when he ventures back home to his native United Kingdom, Birkett has more than 100,000 all-electric miles under his belt and is always ready to try out a new electric vehicle.
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There’s no denying that electric vehicles (EVs) can be 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 Alaska?
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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Alaska 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 Alaska?
Alaska has the following incentives in place for electric vehicles and associated purchases for charging:
- $1,000 cash bonus
Let’s take a look at this in more detail.
Incentives for Purchasing an EV in Alaska
Alaska offers a cash bonus of up to $1,000 off the purchase of a new electric vehicle.
To qualify, EV buyers must meet the following purchase criteria:
- Must be 100% EV. Does not apply to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) or extended range electric vehicles (EREVs).
- Minimum battery size of 14 kWh.
- AP&T must receive documentation the vehicle is titled to one of its electrical customers.
- The incentive is paid to the person on the title.
- AP&T must verify the physical presence of the vehicle in its service area.
- Customers must bring the vehicle to an AP&T service center for in-person verification.
- Can apply to used vehicles.
- Only one incentive per VIN number.
- Recipients of incentives will be responsible for reporting and paying any income or other taxes which may be due. A completed W-9 form will be required for incentive payments of more than $600.
- Incentive is paid based on the date the vehicle was registered to the owner.
- Does not apply retroactively to vehicles owned by AP&T customers prior to the beginning of the program. Only applies to purchases made during the effective dates of the program.
Additional incentives may be available to low-income applicants. Visit this state information site to see if you meet the requirements.
If you or the model you intend to purchase do not meet the criteria for this incentive, take a look take a look at our federal EV incentives resource to see if you qualify for any federal incentives.
Other EV Incentives Offered in Alaska
There are currently no notable post-purchase EV incentives available in Alaska. Visit our EV community on Facebook to connect with other electric vehicle owners in your area and find out if specific offers are available.
Now that you know what electric vehicle incentives are available in Alaska, 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 Alaska?
Yes, there are state-level incentives in place when you purchase an EV in the state of Alaska. New buyers can get up to $1,000 off the purchase of a new electric vehicle and may also qualify for federal EV incentives. Also, check out our picks for the best deals on EVs.
Are there additional fees for purchasing an electric vehicle in Alaska?
No, there are not additional fees to pay when you purchase an EV in the state of Alaska.
Does sales tax apply when I buy an EV in Alaska?
Sales tax is applied to electric vehicle purchases in Alaska at the same rate as traditional combustion vehicles. Visit our resource page to find the vehicle sales tax in Alaska.