Federal Income Tax Credit for EV Charging Equipment Don't forget to take your "Federal Income Tax Credit for EV Charging Equipment". Technically it's called the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit and you use Form 8911 You earn a federal tax credit of 30% of the cost of installing EV charging equipment, such as the HPWC or NEMA outlet to charge your EV. The ceiling is 30% of the cost up to a total credit of $1,000 This particular tax credit expired on 31 Dec 2013. If you didn't install and take the credit in '13 Tax year, you missed it. Talk to your Tax guy/gal to get all the details.