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Clean Fuel Vehicle Tax Credit
Rules for Vehicles Purchased After January 1, 2009
Motor Vehicles that Meet Air Quality and Fuel Economy Standards
A non refundable tax credit for the original purchase of a new vehicle that is not fueled by compressed natural gas if the vehicle:
- meets air quality and fuel economy standards (see tables to see which vehicles maybe eligible to receive this credit);
- has never been titled or registered and has been driven less than 7,500 miles; and,
- must be an original purchase of a new vehicle.
A For eligible motor vehicles that were bought in 2009 and 2010 the credit is $750 and for eligible motor vehicles that are bought on or after January 1, 2011 the credit is $605.
- A copy of the motor vehicle's window sticker, which includes its VIN, showing that the vehicle is an OEM vehicle or equivalent manufacturer's documentation (ie a signed statement by an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified technician that includes the Tech's ASE number and the vehicles VIN and states that the vehicle is an eligible OEM vehicle);
- an original or copy of the odometer disclosure statement required in Utah Code Annotated Title 41 Chapter 1a Section 902 for the motor vehicle that was acquired as an original purchase;
- an original or copy of the purchase order, customer invoice, or receipt including the VIN;
- the under-hood identification number or engine group of the motor vehicle; and
- a copy of the current Utah vehicle registration.
Proof of purchase requirements for vehicles converted to clean fuels can be found in R307-121-4.