Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Tax Credit
Fueling equipment for natural gas, propane, liquefied hydrogen, electricity, E85, or diesel fuel blends containing a minimum of 20% biodiesel installed through December 31, 2022, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost, not to exceed $30,000. Permitting and inspection fees are not included in covered expenses. Fueling station owners who install qualified equipment at multiple sites are allowed to use the credit towards each location. Unused credits that qualify as general business tax credits, as defined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), may be carried backward one year and carried forward 20 years. For more information about claiming the credit, see IRS Form 8911, which is available on the IRS Forms and Publications website.
Beginning January 1, 2023, fueling equipment for natural gas, propane, hydrogen, electricity, E85, or diesel fuel blends containing a minimum of 20% biodiesel, is eligible for a tax credit of 30% of the cost or 6% in the case of property subject to depreciation, not to exceed $100,000. Eligible projects that meet prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements may be eligible to receive the full 30% tax credit, regardless of depreciation status. Permitting and inspection fees are not included in covered expenses.
Qualified fueling equipment must be installed in locations that meet one of the following census tract requirements:
The census tract is not an urban area;
A population census tract where the poverty rate is at least 20%; or
Metropolitan and non-metropolitan area census tract where the median family income is less than 80% of the state medium family income level.
Consumers who purchase qualified residential fueling equipment between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2032, may receive a tax credit of up to $1,000.
Additional requirements may apply. For further details, see the IRS Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 website.
Point of Contact
U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Phone: (800) 829-1040
Agency: U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Enacted: Aug 8, 2005
Amended: Aug 16, 2022
Technologies: Biodiesel, Ethanol, EVs, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Natural Gas, PHEVs, Propane (LPG)
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