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Electric Vehicle Tax Set At $100 In North Carolina

January 21st, 2014 | by Heather Carr

North Carolina has joined the growing list of states taxing electric vehicles to make up lost tax revenue. While electric vehicles have a lot to recommend them – lower emissions, tax rebates, fun to drive – the biggest problem with electric vehicles seems to be that they don't use gasoline, which means they don't pay gas taxes


Virginia’s Governor Proposes Anti-EV Legislation

January 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

In some parts of the country, there is a very real and rational discussion about the role electric vehicles will play in transportation, especially when it comes to paying taxes. Without the need to buy gasoline, EVs avoid paying for taxes on the same roads they use. But a proposal by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell would eliminate the gas tax, while levying a $115 a year free on electric and plug-in hybrid drivers. Seriously



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