What Rebates and Tax Breaks are Available for Hybrids?

Question: What Rebates and Tax Breaks are Available for Hybrids?

Answer:

There are various hybrid rebates and tax breaks available depending upon where you live. U.S. federal and state governments offer a variety of tax incentives and credits to encourage hybrid vehicle ownership. Here's a list of federal tax credits that apply to the purchase of a hybrid vehicle. Cost incentives vary state-by-state, so it's also smart to check your state's hybrid incentives.

And give your insurance company a call--many offer discounts to hybrid owners.

Remember to check with your tax advisor to confirm the current active rebates that apply to the hybrid you choose.


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