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Steve Birkett is an electric vehicle advocate based in Greater Boston, Massachusetts. He is a content creator and marketing professional who contributes written and recorded pieces to a wide range of media outlets. His analysis has been featured in Find The Best Car Price, WWLP TV, and Torque News, among others. He has also had video content featured on Inside EVs. Birkett was an EV Guide for Plug in America events in Massachusetts (Drive Electric Cambridge and Drive Electric Lowell) and Ohio (Earth Day 2019 at Cleveland Zoo). He participates in quarterly advisory panel meetings for EVolve New York (a state-level charging initiative) and has contributed to focus groups for prominent U.S. charging networks.
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 upfront. Thankfully, there are federal and state incentives like rebates and tax credits to make EVs more financially appealing.
But what state EV incentive programs are in place in New York?
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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What EV Incentives Are Available in New York?
New York has the following incentives in place for electric vehicles and associated purchases for charging:
- $2,000 rebate
- Highway, bridge, and tunnel toll discounts
Let’s take a look at each of these in more detail.
Incentives for Purchasing an EV in New York
New York offers a point-of-sale rebate for up to $2,000 off the purchase of a new electric vehicle.
To qualify, EV buyers must meet the following purchase criteria:
- Subject to range requirements and MSRP capped at $42,000.
- $2,000 rebate for vehicles with a range greater than 200 miles.
- $1,000 rebate for vehicles with range 40 to 199 miles.
- $500 rebate for vehicles with a range under 40 miles.
Additional incentives may be available to low-income applicants. Visit this state information site to see if you meet the requirements.
Other EV Incentives Offered in New York
New York offers the following incentives for electric vehicle charging, maintenance, or related benefits:
- There are currently no notable post-purchase EV incentives available in New York. 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 New York, 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 New York?
Yes, there are state-level incentives in place when you purchase an EV in the state of New York. New buyers can get up to $2,000 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 New York?
No, there are no additional fees to pay when you purchase an EV in the state of New York.
Does sales tax apply when I buy an EV in New York?
Sales tax is applied to electric vehicle purchases in New York at the same rate as traditional combustion vehicles. Visit our resource page to find the vehicle sales tax in New York.