EV and Hybrid Sales Tax Exemption (Maryland)

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Last modified on May 24, 2011.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Maryland

Name EV and Hybrid Sales Tax Exemption
Incentive Type Sales Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector General Public/Consumer
Eligible Technologies EV
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 100%

Maximum Incentive 150 - 2000

Program Administrator Maryland Energy Administration
Website http://www.energy.state.md.us/cleanincentives.html

References DSIRE[1]


The Maryland Clean Energy Incentive Act provides for a 100% exemption of the excise tax on new electric or hybrid vehicles. Electric vehicles have a maximum exemption of $2000 and hybrid a cap of $1500, depending on the on-board rechargeable system's power factor and the efficiency of the regenerative braking system. Hybrid vehicles must also meet existing clean air standards for new vehicles.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Tim LaRonde
Department Maryland Energy Administration
Address 1623 Forest Drive, Suite 300
Place Annapolis, Maryland
Zip/Postal Code 21403
Phone (410) 260-7539
Phone 2 (800) 723-6374
Email meainfo@energy.state.md.us
Website http://www.energy.state.md.us

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"