Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) Tax Exemption

Expired: 01/01/2011

All new passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty passenger vehicles that use hybrid electric technology and have a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated highway fuel economy of at least 40 miles per gallon are exempt from the state motor vehicle sales tax. This tax exemption expires January 1, 2011. (Reference Revised Code of Washington 82.08.020)

Jurisdiction: Washington

Type: State Incentives

Enacted: May 6, 2005

Amended: May 13, 2009

Technologies: HEVs, PHEVs

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