Bloomberg Tax
March 17, 2023, 9:10 PM

State EV-Charging Taxes Pick Up as Deployment Plans Gather Steam

Laura Mahoney
Laura Mahoney
Staff Correspondent

The week in state tax news: States are looking to per-kilowatt-hour taxes to replace gas tax revenues as more electric vehicles take to the road, New York lawmakers proposed a tax increase for high-income earners, and Georgia’s residents are on track to receive another tax rebate. Meanwhile, California lawmakers revived a proposal to abolish the State Board of Equalization seven years after it was stripped of most duties.

Ever since Americans started snapping up Toyota Priuses in the early 2000s, state budget writers have been angst-ridden about losing gas tax revenue as drivers switch to electric vehicles. States rely on ...