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Electric Car Tax Credit Abused By Including Hummer Owners and

The push for alternative fuel continues as state, federal and funds are used to promote new Following former President W. Bush’s incentives for fuel to expand access to biofuels, Obama has increased the promotion of vehicles over the last two using tax credits in an attempt to his administration’s goal of putting than a million electric on the road by 2015.

While the has offered various incentives to people’s interest in owning and electric vehicles, none proven more popular a $7,500 tax credit for a plug-in drive motor vehicle. a recent report by the Treasury inspector general indicates well over $30 million in may have been improperly by purchasers of non-electric vehicles, Cadillac Escalades, Hummer H3s and gas guzzling SUVs. The report that some wrongful were actually incarcerated or IRS at the time the improper credit was number of car companies have on developing electric plug-in in recent years and several are now or will soon be available. the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan dominate the headlines as electric but startups such as Tesla

Motors, now financially-backed by Toyota, and are getting into the game.

To help encourage consumers to these new vehicles, tax credits and incentives help to offset the cost added to the cars by the new The incentives appear to be having effect, as nearly a thousand and Leafs have been since December, but the lucrative leaves room for improvement in the of accuracy.

The Treasury Department only covers the first six of 2010, but it estimated that 13,000 taxpayers claimed the vehicle tax credit improperly. $160 million in tax credits claimed for such vehicles, and 20% of those claims now appear to be The inspector general made recommendations to investigate and recover credits as well as improve the methods to avoid false in the future.

The report indicates that improvements have already the IRS avoid an additional $3.1 in lost revenue surrounding credits.

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The Internal Revenue issued a statement saying it process taxpayer claims and accurately while safeguarding improper payments. The IRS further that it is taking aggressive to recapture the credits people claimed, should anyone they too may be able to cash in on an tax credit.

Despite difficulties in confirming compliance with the plug-in motor vehicle tax credit for new and other incentives for things as converting a car into a plug-in, the government will press on to its goals. Actually reaching the 1 mark may prove difficult if credits and incentives can help costs of electric vehicles to those running on more gasoline and diesel. Installation of charging stations, recharging on the road for travelers, and concerns whether the current electric can handle the additional load of vehicles charging in greater all continue to limit the rate of

Gasoline powered vehicles may go the way of the dinosaurs, but that probably come as quickly as some or expect. As fuel prices generally remained stable, SUV have jumped 41% in the last while green vehicles as Toyota’s Prius Hybrid seen sales drop. interested in electric and other fuel vehicles in the near will likely see this as an however, because it will to extend the time period which tax credits and incentives available.

As tax incentives continue and acceptance of vehicles grows, expect to see manufacturers and consumers join the car revolution.

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