Federal tax credit resources

Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit for businesses

The 30C U.S. federal tax credit for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations has been extended. If you purchase and install a ChargePoint® EV charging station by Dec. 31, 2022, your business may be eligible to receive a 30% tax credit of up to $30,000. New eligibility requirements will go into effect for stations installed starting Jan. 1, 2023.


Common questions

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What is the Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit?

 

The U.S. Code 30C Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit gives qualifying businesses a 30% tax credit, up to $30,000, for all alternative fuel infrastructure installed and placed in service from 2018 to the end of 2022. New eligibility requirements will go into effect for stations installed starting Jan. 1, 2023.

I heard this tax credit expired. What's going on?

 

The 30C tax credit originally expired at the end of 2021 and then was extended until Dec. 31, 2022. New eligibility requirements will go into effect for stations installed starting Jan. 1, 2023.

Who is eligible for the tax credit?

 

The 30C is a general business tax credit, so any company that installs by the end of 2022 “qualified equipment” such as ChargePoint EV charging stations may be eligible. For more information about your specific circumstances, visit the U.S. Department of Energy, contact your tax professional or reach out to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or by calling (800) 829-1040.

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How it works

What's covered?

 

The tax credit applies to out-of-pocket costs for infrastructure (think EV charging stations), make ready and installation (which can often exceed hardware costs), but doesn’t apply to expenses such as permitting and inspection fees, networking costs or ChargePoint® Assure. The good news is that businesses that install stations at multiple sites may apply the credit to each location.

Can I combine the tax credit with other incentives?

 

The short answer is yes. You can use the 30C tax credit after receiving other EV charging grants or rebates. However, the tax credit only applies towards qualifying out of pocket costs you ended up paying for, meaning the 30% credit won't apply to the portion of your expenses that could be eliminated by other grants and incentives. To find out if there is free money available in your area, visit our incentives page.

Where can I find the filing forms?

 

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