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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?

Robin D :

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


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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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