Last Updated January 12, 2024
Electric Bike Rebates and Tax Credits
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Latest Rebates and Tax Credits - France
2023-2027 cycling and walking plan
An adult natural person with proof of domicile in France, or a legal person with proof of establishment in France, can benefit from State aid of up to €2,000 to finance the purchase of a cycle. with or without assisted pedaling, or a cycle designed to allow the transport of people or goods or to meet the needs of people with disabilities, or a folding bicycle, or an electric trailer for cycles, new.
Residents of municipalities within the Grand Paris Seine Ouest Agglomeration Community are eligible to receive a purchase grant of €200, limited to 25% of the purchase price of an electric bike. The subsidy is limited to the purchase of one e-bike per household, and only new e-bikes are eligible. Legal entities, e-bike electrification kits, and electric scooters are excluded from the subsidy program. While the electric bike grant requires several documents to provide, more information can be found on the official website of the community.
The Occitanie Region has an "Eco-mobility voucher" program for the purchase of an electric-assist bicycle. The program has been updated for 2023 and regulations are available for download on their website.
Île-de-France Mobilités is offering a purchase bonus for various types of bicycles, including classic electric-assist bicycles, cargo bikes, folding bikes, and adapted bikes. Accessories such as helmets, locks, and baskets/panniers are also eligible for the bonus. The amount of the bonus varies based on the type of bicycle, with a maximum limit of up to €1,200 for adapted bikes. The bonus can be combined with other local bonuses up to a certain limit.
Residents of Île-de-France are eligible for a purchasing incentive for different types of bicycles as part of their policy of promoting cycling throughout the region. The types of bicycles that are eligible include classic electric-assist bicycles, cargo bikes with or without electric assistance, folding bikes with or without electric assistance, and adapted bikes, which must be new and comply with applicable regulations. Eligible accessories are also listed with different incentive amounts for each type of bike, and local authorities' incentives can be combined with this one up to a certain limit. The maximum amount payable for a classic electric-assist bicycle is 50% of the pre-tax purchase price of the bicycle and accessories, up to a limit of €500, whereas the maximum amount is €1200 for an adapted bike.
TXIK TXAK offers you the rental of an electrically assisted bicycle for a period of 1 to 2 months.
Residents of Villeneuve lez Avignon can receive a subsidy of €100 for an electric bike or €200 for an electric scooter, with a limit of two aids per household. To apply, applicants need to provide valid identity documents, an address proof, homologation certificate for a bike, registration certificate for a moped, paid invoice, affidavit relating to the non-resale of the vehicle for a period of one year, a bank account statement, and send the request to the Mayor of Villeneuve lez Avignon.
Residents of the territory of La Roche-sur-Yon Agglomeration in France can avail a rebate when they purchase an electric assist bike (VAE) from participating merchants. Residents, who are homeowners of legal age, can avail a grant up to 15% of the purchase price of the E-bike, up to €150. The employer certificate holders, employees of a company that complies with the PDIE, can receive up to 25% of the purchase price, up to €250. The state grant will only be awarded to tax-exempt households, and the amount of 20% of the TTC purchase price of the bike, up to €200 is provided which complements the aid granted by local authorities. Other programs include subsidies for special bicycles (cargo bikes or tricycles), electrically assisted or not. The subsidy is set at 20% of the TTC purchase price, up to €400 for a new bike and €200 for a used bike.
The Community of Communes of Savoie offers assistance with the purchase of electric bicycles through the Ecomobility agency, which provides loan, animation, advice, and purchase assistance. Vélodéa service offers bicycle rental and storage. Additionally, the Community invests in developing bike routes in the territory as a part of the big project for the bike route of the 5 lakes. However, no specific information about ebike rebates or subsidies is mentioned.
Only Parisian residents whose reference tax income per unit is less than or equal to 6,300 euros will be eligible for this aid, according to the latest income tax notice available.
The city of Romagnat offers a financial assistance program for purchasing an electric bike to promote cycling, and residents can receive a 100 euro assistance after submitting a file that includes a bill and homologation certificate. The program is reserved for residents of Romagnat, and the application must be completed and submitted with all required documents at City Hall. The program has a budget of 4000 euros per year in 2020.
The Municipality of Rueil-Malmaison provides a subsidy to its inhabitants for acquiring Electric Assistance Bicycles (VAE). The municipal budget for 2022 allocated to requests for subsidies for the purchase of electric bikes has been exhausted. However, before the end of the year, equivalent financial assistance offered by Île-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) can still be obtained. This assistance is equivalent to a maximum of 50% of the TTC purchase price of the bike, up to a limit of a €500 subsidy. After the city's budget has been voted on in January 2023, Rueillois can submit their subsidy request to the city again.
The article mentions a grant program by Ile-de-France Mobilités which provides up to 500€ of grant for purchasing an electric-assisted bike (VAE). The grant amount varies depending on the type of bike. The grant application submitted before November 1, 2021, can be followed up by contacting Grand Paris Seine Ouest. Additionally, Vélib' Métropole, a bike-sharing service, is available in 7 cities in the territory, and 30% of its 64 stations are electric-assisted bikes (VAE). The Territorial Bike Plan adopted by Grand Paris Seine Ouest aims to make biking more accessible and safer by creating new bike lanes, appropriate signage, development of parking, repair workshops, or even retraining programs.
The Corsican Assembly has approved assistance for the purchase of electric-assisted bicycles (VAE) for individuals, communities, and businesses with the aim of making the use of bicycles as a mode of transportation more accessible. This assistance program aims to raise awareness among Corsican citizens about the use of bicycles and encourage investment in necessary infrastructure. While electric-assisted bicycles are a more expensive option, they can contribute to moderate physical activity and make longer distances easier to manage. The objective of this program is to make the bicycle a full-fledged mode of transportation in urban areas. The map of partner bike shops for the program is available on the website.
Île-de-France Mobilités has introduced a purchase bonus for several types of bikes, including classic electric-assist bikes, cargo bikes with or without electric assistance, folding bikes with or without electric assistance, and adapted bikes. The bonus is worth up to 50% of the purchase price and accessories, with a cap of €500 for electric-assist and folding bikes, and €1,200 for adapted bikes. The bonus can be used in conjunction with other local authorities' aids, within specified limits. Users are advised to check their municipality and/or intercommunality for other potential aids prior to requesting the purchase bonus.
Île-de-France Mobilités is providing a purchase premium for different types of bikes, including classic electric-assisted, cargo bike with or without electric assistance, folding bike with or without electric assistance, and adapted bikes. The premium amount differs according to the type of bike, with a maximum of 50% of the TTC purchase price of the bike and accessories, up to €500 for classic electric bikes, cargo bikes without electric assistance, and folding bikes, and €600 for cargo bikes with electric assistance. The premium amount for adapted bikes is a maximum of 50% of the TTC remaining charge of the price of the bike and any accessories for manoeuvrability, up to €1,200. The premium can be combined with the aids provided by other local authorities in Île-de-France, and the sum of the aids cannot exceed the ceilings mentioned above.
The Pays de la Loire Region proposes an assistance program for the purchase of an electric-assisted bike as part of the regional recovery plan. The assistance is available for all individuals subscribed to certain services, and the application files required for the grant are dematerialized. The aim is to limit the number of regular bikes brought on trains, promote sustainable modes of transportation, and contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
The City of Aix-les-Bains and Grand Lac offer assistance to individuals in the form of vouchers to purchase an electric-assisted bicycle (V.A.E.) or to rent an electric bike at incentive prices. The amount of the vouchers is €200 for the City of Aix-les-Bains and €150 for Grand Lac, for a total of €350. The vouchers are valid for two months and appointments are required. The assistance is reserved for residents of Aix-les-Bains and only one participation per bicycle, per person and per household is allowed. Proof of residency and a completed, signed form are required to obtain vouchers. Additionally, the Hôtel de Ville and Chaudanne car parks provide eight free parking spaces for electric two-wheelers, which allow for the free charging of these vehicles.
The Urban Community of Arras participates in the purchase of your bike from a merchant in the area, up to 30% of the amount including tax capped at €300.
The Urban Community of Arras offers a 30% rebate on electric bikes purchased from a merchant within their community territory, to those who reside in one of their 46 municipalities. The rebate is capped at €300 and is subject to the criteria mentioned in the document, including compliance with French and European legislation. The subsidy payment takes place within a period of 5 months from the submission of the application.
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