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I have heard about a tax refund of up to $7500 for buying a

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I have heard about a tax refund of up to $7500 for buying a 2011 vehicle or newer that has e-fuel capabilities? is there any refund like this available to taxpayers?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Robin D. replied 2 years ago.

Robin D :

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The following is a list of the vehicles in the 2011 model years that were allowed for credits;


























































































Model Year



Make



Model



Credit Amount



2011



BMW



Active Hybrid 750i



$900



Active Hybrid Li



$900



Active Hybrid X6



$1,550



2011



Cadillac



Escalade Hybrid (2WD & 4WD)



$2,200



2011



Chevrolet



Tahoe Hybrid C1500 2WD



$2,200



Tahoe Hybrid K1500 4WD



$2,200



Silverado Hybrid C15 2WD



$2,200



Silverado Hybrid K15 4WD



$2,200



2011



GMC



Sierra Hybrid C15 2WD



$2,200



Sierra Hybrid K15 4WD



$2,200




Yukon Hybrid C1500 2WD

$2,200




Yukon Hybrid K1500 4WD

$2,200




Yukon Denali Hybrid K1500 4WD

$2,200



2011



Mercedes Benz



ML450 Hybrid



$2,200



2011



Nissan



Altima Hybrid



$2,350



2011



Porsche




Cayenne S Hybrid

$1,800



The provisions of the Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit including the Qualified Hybrid Motor Vehicle Credit, Qualified Alternative Fuel Motor Vehicle Credit (QAFMV), and Advanced Lean Burn Technology Motor Vehicle Credit expired as of December 31, 2010.


The Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit was enacted by The Energy Policy Act of 2005 and provides various tax credit for certain energy efficient vehicles. The tax credits are available for vehicles acquired before January 1, 2011.
If you would like to see all the credits under energy that were (and some still) in effect here is a link
http://www.irs.gov/uac/Energy-Incentives-for-Individuals-in-the-American-Recovery-and-Reinvestment-Act

Customer:

The information that I received apparently was incorrect. My source stated that he helped another friend fill out some papers and submitted them to received his refund check.

Customer:

This was supposedly from a government program.

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