Avalara Taxrates > Blog > Sales Tax News > New Jersey: Zero Sales Tax for Zero Emissions Vehicles - Avalara

New Jersey: Zero Sales Tax for Zero Emissions Vehicles


 The BMW i3.

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has updated the list of vehicles qualifying for the Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEVs) sales tax exemption in New Jersey.

The list of qualifying ZEVs for the 2015 model year features thirty vehicles, including the following:

  • Hundai TUSCON Fuel Cell
  • Tesla MODEL S – 60 KWH Variant; MODEL S – 85 KWH Variant; MODEL S – 85D; MODEL S – P85D
  • BMW i3 BEV and i3 REX
  • Ford Focus FWD VEB
  • GM Chevrolet: Spark EV
  • Nissan Leaf
  • Volkswagen e-Golf

The list of qualifying ZEVs for the 2016 model year, as of this writing, is short and sweet.

  • Mitsubishi i-Miev

Please click on the above links for additional specifications, such as type of engine, fuel, engine family, and credit.

Facilitate the management of sales tax exemptions by implementing automated sales tax Software-as-a-Service. Learn more.

Photo credit


Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.