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The Jeep Wrangler 4xe qualifies for the $7,500 federal electric vehicle tax credit, according to the IRS website. State credits up to $3,500 should also be available.
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Just be careful and make sure you know how you're getting the rebate. Before ordering the 4xe I specifically asked if the fed rebate was something I apply for on taxes next year and receive. They told me yes, but then I realized after signing the lease that it was already subtracted from the lease. So I put down some money (something I never do on leases), thinking I'd get it back next year. Doh, my fault for being so excited about picking up the 4xe that i forgot to check
 

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Our dealer was great, right up front they said, yes, the rebate will be applied as a cap reduction, basically the bank is taking it, so our personal tax situation wasn't even part of the discussion.

You're right on about putting money down on a lease, we usually do $0, but with the MF on Wranglers being so high, it was advantageous to put a few extra bucks, save several hundred dollars.
 

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Yeah, I've wanted a wrangler my whole life so it's not the end of the world. Been leasing cherokees until the time was right, and this 4xe is worth it so far.

The dealers make those leases so confusing on purpose so you can't make any sense of what your signing haha. I noticed the rent charge is like 10x higher then it was on my cherokees because the depreciation is so low on wranglers
 

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My dealer said that Chrysler will apply it upfront on leases. Since we're purchasing we'll have to wait to deduct it on taxes.
That’s the same thing we were told. When I asked the APR of the lease it was close to 7%, I got my loan for 3.18%, well worth the wait until early next year to get the refund vs paying more interest in the lease.
 

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That’s the same thing we were told. When I asked the APR of the lease it was close to 7%, I got my loan for 3.18%, well worth the wait until early next year to get the refund vs paying more interest in the lease.
To my understanding, only the vehicle owner can apply for the $7,500 federal tax credit. If you are leasing, then only the leasing company can apply for the credit which they may apply to the lease.

Another benefit that is available is the tax credit on the installation of EV charging equipment. Congress recently passed a retroactive federal tax credit for those who purchased environmentally responsible transportation, including costs for EV charging infrastructure. The tax credit now expires on December 31, 2021. Receive a federal tax credit of 30% of the cost of purchasing and installing an EV charging station (up to $1,000 for residential installations and up to $30,000 for commercial installations). Previously, this federal tax credit expired on December 31, 2017, but is now extended through December 31, 2021. The charging station must be purchased and installed by this date to be eligible.

Lastly, check with you local power company for rebates. Atlantic City Electric in NJ will be offering a 50% rebate on the installation of EV Charging systems starting in 2021.
 

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Just be careful and make sure you know how you're getting the rebate. Before ordering the 4xe I specifically asked if the fed rebate was something I apply for on taxes next year and receive. They told me yes, but then I realized after signing the lease that it was already subtracted from the lease. So I put down some money (something I never do on leases), thinking I'd get it back next year. Doh, my fault for being so excited about picking up the 4xe that i forgot to check
Just to be clear did you receive the entire $7500 under cap reduction for your lease?
 
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