EV Fees and Incentives (B1)
For the states listed in rows, 23-27 of the attached spreadsheet, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, and Missouri all have fee requirements for owning an electric vehicle.
- Michigan charges a $135 annual fee for BEVs weighing under 8000 pounds and $235 yearly fee for BEVs weighing over 8000 pounds.
- Minnesota charges $75 annual fee.
- In Mississippi, the yearly fee for owning EV is $150 and $75 for HEV.
- The annual fee for owning EV in Missouri is $37.50 for PHEV and $75 for any alternative fuel vehicle, which includes EV.
Our findings indicate that Massachusetts does not have registration fees for owning an electric vehicle, and there are no incentives offered by the state/private sector of Mississippi for EV ownership. For Massachusetts, we search through sources like the MassDOT website, EnergySage, Electrek, and media sites. Massachusetts is not mentioned among the lists of states with electric vehicle fees according to the National Conference of State Legislatures, and according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, there's no special annual fee for electric vehicles, the only cost associated with owning an EV is the one-time plate replacement fee. For Mississippi, findings from sources like Alternative Fuel Data Center, National Conference of State Legislatures, Clippercreek, among others shows that although the state has fees associated with owning an EV, it does not offer any incentives for EV owners.