Texas 2024 EV Tax Credits Guide [+ Calculate Your Savings]


Everything is bigger in Texas, but that doesn't mean you want to see a larger price tag on an electric vehicle (EV) than a comparable combustion model. Yes, EVs can be expensive upfront, but federal and state incentives like rebates and tax credits make EVs more financially appealing.

But what state EV incentive programs are in place in Texas?

Let’s see what current incentives are available in your area and whether or not you qualify for them.

Last Updated: January 2024

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What EV Incentives Are Available in Texas?

Texas has no incentives for electric vehicles at this time, but we update this post regularly, so check back to see if that changes.

Incentives for Purchasing an EV in Texas

Although Texas offers no direct incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle, there are post-purchase offers in place to help you keep running costs to a minimum and save money in the long run.

Other EV Incentives Offered in Texas

The following post-purchase EV incentives available in Texas:

  • Austin Energy and United Cooperative Services offers a rebate of 50% towards the purchase and install cost of a Level 2 charger. Note this is up to a maximum of $1,200 and off-peak rates also apply for home charging.
  • Similarly, United Cooperative Services (UCS) gives its residential customers a 50% rebate towards home charging hardware, this time with a $500 limit.
  • Entergy offers customers a $250 rebate for purchasing a Level 2 charging station.
  • CPS Energy provides $250 in utility bill credit to residential customers with an EV for home charging installation. Note that this program permits CPS to adjust power delivery during periods of peak demand. EV owners can qualify for additional bill credits for charging during off-peak hours and limiting charging during peak times.
  • Residential customers of SWEPCO who own or rent a single-family home can access a $250 rebate for the installation of an ENERGY STAR-certified Level 2 EV Charging Station.

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 that no electric vehicle incentives are available in Texas, 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 Texas?

No, there are not state-level incentives in place when you purchase an EV in the state of Texas. However, check out our picks for the best deals on EVs.

Are there additional fees for purchasing an electric vehicle in Texas?

No, there are not currently additional fees to pay when you purchase an EV in the state of Texas. However, buyers considering an electric vehicle should be aware that a $200 registration fee has been proposed by Texas legislators and may be voted into law later in 2023.

Does sales tax apply when I buy an EV in Texas?

Sales tax is applied to electric vehicle purchases in Texas at the same rate as traditional combustion vehicles. Visit our resource page to find the vehicle sales tax in your state.