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I bought a level 2 EV charger for my house in 2019 for about $400.

According to IRS, Form 8911 can be used as a personal property credit for "property" used "to recharge an electric vehicle, but only if the recharging property is located at the point where the vehicle is recharged." And "If the property isn’t business/investment use property, the property must be installed on property used as your main home."

So for this $400 purchase, I should be able to get a credit of $120 for the EV charger.

Anybody else do this??

I haven't filed yet, because going this route bumps me into having to pay an additional $50 for filing, rather than going with a free filing.
So, I'll either come out $70 ahead or get a $50.00 hit, so if anybody here can say whether it works or doesn't work, please respond.
 

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I bought a level 2 EV charger for my house in 2019 for about $400.

According to IRS, Form 8911 can be used as a personal property credit for "property" used "to recharge an electric vehicle, but only if the recharging property is located at the point where the vehicle is recharged." And "If the property isn’t business/investment use property, the property must be installed on property used as your main home."

So for this $400 purchase, I should be able to get a credit of $120 for the EV charger.
Of course it works but like all things "tax related" - the Devil is in the details.

Sometimes the juice isn't worth the squeeze but my "hard wired" L2 install should realize a tax savings of about $300.

Form 8911: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8911.pdf

 
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