Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Sales Tax Rebate

Repealed: 06/13/2008

The following was repealed by Act No. 261, 2008: Beginning July 1, 2008, a $300 sales tax rebate may be applied to in-state purchases of the following: flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) capable of operating on E85 motor fuel; hydrogen fuel cell vehicles; electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles; plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs); and vehicles with a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency city fuel economy rating of at least 30 miles per gallon. Additionally, a sales tax rebate up to $500 has been established for the purchase of equipment that results in the conversion of a conventional hybrid electric vehicle to a PHEV, or for equipment to convert a conventional vehicle to operate on propane, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, hydrogen, or E85. These rebates only apply to vehicles and equipment purchased prior to July 1, 2013. (Reference Senate Bill 243, 2007, and South Carolina Code of Laws 12-63-20)