Friday April 03, 2015

Georgia Legislature Just Pulled the Plug on Electric Cars

So you think you deserve a tax credit for helping save the environment? Feeling all smug because you don't pay gas tax? Well, the state of Georgia has a message for you..."screw you hippie!" frown

Georgia is pulling the plug on that $5,000 tax credit آ— a move budget analysts say will contribute $66 million to the state's coffers in 2016 and nearly $190 million by 2020. But it gets worse for electric vehicle boosters. Legislators are adding a $200-a-year annual fee for owners to offset the loss of gasoline taxes that drivers would otherwise pay to maintain roads.