Alternative Vehicle Conversion Credits - Personal (Louisiana)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Louisiana

Name Alternative Vehicle Conversion Credits - Personal
Incentive Type Personal Tax Credit
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Renewable Fuel Vehicles, Refueling Stations
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Varies

Maximum Incentive None

Program Administrator LA Department of Revenue

Date added to DSIRE 2003-02-11
Last DSIRE Review 2004-06-08

References DSIRE[1]


Louisiana offers state income tax credits worth 20% of the cost of converting a conventional vehicle to run on an alternative fuel, 20% of the incremental cost of purchasing an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) AFV, and 20% of the cost of constructing an alternative fuel refueling station. For the purchase of an OEM AFV, the tax credit cannot exceed the lesser of 2% of the total cost of the vehicle or $1,500. Only vehicles registered in Louisiana are eligible for the tax credit. If the tax credit exceeds the amount of income taxes due or if there are no state income taxes due on the income of the taxpayer, the amount of the credit not used may be carried forward as a credit against subsequent income tax liability for a period of three years.

Eligible alternative fuels include methanol, denatured ethanol, and other alcohols; mixtures containing 85% or more by volume of methanol, denatured ethanol, and other alcohols with gasoline or other fuels; natural gas (compressed or liquefied); liquefied petroleum gas (propane); hydrogen; coal-derived liquid fuels; fuels (other than alcohol) derived from biological materials, including neat (100%) biodiesel and P-Series fuel; and electricity (including electricity from solar energy).

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: La. R.S. 47:38

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information - LA DOR
Department LA Department of Revenue

Address PO Box 201

Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Zip/Postal Code 70821-0201
Phone (225) 219-0102


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"