I am assuming you used Form 8936 to claim the credit. Please advise if you did not use this form.
As long as the vehicle is "certified" there are four requirements that must be met to be eligible for the credit. (see link below for IRS instructions on what constitutes "certified")
In addition to certification, the following requirements must be met to qualify for the credit:- You placed the vehicle in service during your tax year;- You are the owner of the vehicle. If the vehicle is leased, only the lessor and not the lessee, is entitled to the credit;
- The original use of the vehicle began with you;
- You acquired the vehicle for use or to lease to others, and not for resale; and
- You use the vehicle primarily in the United States.
If all of the above are true I don't see how you could not qualify. What exactly has the IRS denied? (Certification or "Requirements" as outlined above) I think the titling and registration time delay is irrelevant. There are no such requirements as outlined by the IRS.
What form did you use?
What line did you report the credit on on your Form 1040?
Okay if there is anything I can help with further please do not hesitate to ask.
Hello I saw that you left neutral feedback therefore I would like to do a better job in answering your question.
If I understand your question, you are asking if the IRS has changed thier rules regarding the criteria and eligibility for the electric motor vehicle credit? Is that correct?
The IRS has not changed thier criteria as I set out above. There is no "titling" or "licensing" requirement. In fact this is irrelevant. The date you place the vehicle in service is the critical point.
I believe you have substantial authority for your case and are entitled to the credit. (Given the information that you have provided)
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