Georgia’s electric vehicle tax credit ends June 30

There are others issues involved here that will become more apparent with time.

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Georgia’s $5,000 tax credit for purchased of electric vehicles is getting unplugged on June 30.

A Model S electric vehicle (EV) charges at a supercharger station at the Tesla Motors Inc. Gallery and Service Center in Paramus, New Jersey. Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg A Model S electric vehicle (EV) charges at a supercharger station.

That’s when new legislation takes effect that ends the per-vehicle tax credit and also imposes a $200 yearly registration fee on zero-emission vehicles.

That double-whammy has some car-buyers faced with the decision to take advantage of the expiring credit in the next week or hang tight for a new class of electric vehicles with supercharged battery life expected to roll off the assembly lines within the next few years.

Car dealers are trying to make the most of impending deadline. Many have unleashed screaming advertisements urging shoppers to buy now before the tax credit disappears. (A $7,500 federal tax credit on the cars will still remain intact).

The program’s supporters said it helped reduce pollution and smog in Georgia and made the state a…

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