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Maryland may expand electric vehicle tax credits

Maryland may expand electric vehicle tax credits

Maryland state legislation could increase the tax credit received for electric cars to $3,000 per vehicle.

Marylander’s currently receive $100 times the number of kilowatt-hours of the battery capacity of their electric vehicle with a maximum of $3,000. With this bill, each new electric vehicle purchased will count for $3,000 regardless of battery size.

While plug-in electric and fuel cell vehicles are both currently covered, this tax credit would only apply to fully electric vehicles and would not cover hybrid cars, according to the bill’s lead sponsor, Delegate David Fraser-Hidalgo, D-Montgomery.

House bill 1246, named the Clean Cars Act of 2019, would also increase...

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