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Pennsylvania EV Rebate price cap

ammulder

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When I look at the PA EV rebate program, it says it applies to cars with a purchase price (including options but not taxes or trade-ins) of $60,000 or less. However the Telsa build-a-model-3 page shows a PA rebate if you configure a Performance with paint or any other upgrades that push it over $60,000. Does anyone know for sure whether the $60,000 cap is real?
 

ammulder

3,X,FSD Beta
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Apr 11, 2019
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Philly area
Tax doesn't count. From the PDF:

Final Purchase Price – the price a buyer pays the dealer for a new alternative fuel vehicle including all option packages, not including trade-in value. This price does not include taxes or other fees such as destination charge.​
 
So if I was to get an inventory car with the 2 option discount, technically I would fall a couple of dollars below the $50,000 number after discount, but the base price would be higher at $52,4xx. It should be what I technically pay that would qualify me, not listed price right?

Thanks in advance for any information.
 
The PA state rebate as of April 2021 is now $750 with a final price cap of $50,000.

One thing to note is that the $750 rebate is counted as income and you then pay taxes on it come tax time next year. This was the case when I qualified for $1,000 back in 2018 for my PHEV. It really only ends up being 75% of it after federal/state/local taxes are paid against it. Still better than nothing though.

And in the Philadelphia metro you can get a $50 rebate from PECO electric too. It was very easy to apply for it.
 

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