Electric Vehicle (EV) and EV Charging Station Manufacturing Tax Credits
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity‘s Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois Program (REV Illinois Program) offers tax credits to eligible EV, EV component parts, and EV charging station manufacturers. Credits are available in two tiers. Tier 1 credits are available to EV, EV component, and EV charging station manufacturers that invest a minimum of $20 million and create a at least 50 new jobs within 4 years in Illinois. Tier 2 credits are available to the following entities:
- EV manufacturers that invest a minimum of $1.5 billion and create at least 500 jobs within 5 years in Illinois;
- EV component part manufacturers that invest a minimum of $300 million and create at least 150 jobs within 5 years in Illinois; and,
- Manufacturers converting existing facilities to allow for EV and EV component production that invest a minimum of $500 million and retain at least 800 full-time jobs within 5 years in Illinois.
|Tax Exemption Overview||Credit Expiration|
|Exemption from retailer occupation tax paid on building materials||5 years|
|Exemption from state utility tax for electricity and natural gas||10 years|
|Exemption on telecommunication excise tax and ICC administrative charge||10 years|
Credits may be claimed beginning January 1, 2025. For more information, see the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity REV Illinois Program
Type: State Incentives
Enacted: Nov 16, 2021
Amended: Jul 6, 2023
Technologies: EVs, PHEVs
See all Illinois Laws and Incentives.