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2012 Chevy Volt: Deduction Calculator Shows What You’ll Save

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Chevy Volt Incentive Tool

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If you’re in the market for a new electric car, the chances are you already know about the $7,500 credit you can claim against your federal taxes -- but what about incentives in the state and county you live in? 

With every state -- and even some cities -- having their own electric car purchase incentive schemes, it’s often hard trying to figure out just how much money you’ll eventually be able to offset against the official sticker price. 

For anyone wanting to buy a 2012 Chevrolet Volt, the process of discovering the state and federal incentives available in your area has just got a lot easier, thanks to its recently released Chevrolet Volt Incentives Tool

Enter in your state -- or province for Canadian customers -- and the tool will detail just which incentives, rebates and tax credits you can apply for. 

It even tells you which administrative body you have to apply to, along with details on when the incentives are due to end and any special criteria which need to be met in order to qualify. 

If that isn’t enough, the tool also links back to the body issuing the relevant incentives so you can contact them directly to find out more.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volt

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While this information is already available through other avenues, Chevrolet’s own tool takes the hassle out of figuring out just how much you’ll save in your local area. 

Head to ChevroletVoltage to check it out, but remember: it isn’t a tax advice calculator, and should only be used as a guide. As with any incentive-backed purchase, you should check first before committing to buy to ensure all incentives mentioned are still in place. 

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  1. You should do a piece for EV-interested buyers who want to spread out their federal tax credit through the forthcoming year using W-4 adjustments for their paycheck deductions. Rather than waiting until 2013 for their federal tax credit to be calculated as a tax refund - you can get refunds every paycheck now throughout the year.
     
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  2. So even with about 13K in incentives, the Volt would come in at about 30K, right? Not to mention the inconvenience of charging it. My 2010 Prius, bought used for 20K, gives me about 42 mpg and I don't have to worry about trying to find a place to plug it in.
     
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  3. You know, it still shocks me that GM just doesn't get it. If they price the Volt, or any other of their vehicles, out of the market; how the hell do they think people can afford to buy it? That Volt is not worth any more than $25,000.00. Do they want to sell that crappy piece of junk or not?
     
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  4. look, the volt costs what it does because of the complexity of the drivetrain and the cost of the battery pack. get over it.

    the leaf is MUCH simpler with just an electric motor (no transmission or gasoline range extender) and a larger battery pack, yet it only costs $3k less (msrp $35,200 plus $850 destination).

    people seem to have no problem shelling out over $30k for a crossover/minivan/pickup truck/sports car, but not the most technologically advanced car in the world??
     
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  5. First people whine that GM makes gas guzzlers. Now they whine they make fuel savers. Like it or not, horsepower sells and is still sexy. So keep your Prius. Ill keep my 6.0L and my Volt!
     
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