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OMB No. 1545-2137
Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit
Attach to your tax return.
Department of the Treasury Attachment
Sequence No. 125
Internal Revenue Service
Name(s) shown on return Identifying number
● Use this form to claim the credit for certain plug-in electric vehicles (other than two- or three-wheeled or low-speed
● Claim the credit for certain two- or three-wheeled or low-speed four-wheeled plug-in electric vehicles on Form 8834.
● Claim the credit for certain alternative motor vehicles or plug-in electric vehicle conversions on Form 8910.
Part I Tentative Credit
Use a separate column for each vehicle. If you need more columns, use
additional Forms 8936 and include the totals on lines 6 and 10.
(a) Vehicle 1 (b) Vehicle 2 (c) Vehicle 3
Year, make, and model of vehicle
Enter date vehicle was placed in service (MM/DD/YYYY)
Tentative credit (see instructions for amount to enter)
/ / / / / /
Next: If you did NOT use your vehicle for business or investment purposes and did not have a credit from a partnership or
S corporation, skip Part II and go to Part III. All others, go to Part II.
Part II Credit for Business/Investment Use Part of Vehicle
4 Business/investment use percentage (see instructions) 4 % % %
5 Multiply line 3 by line 4 5
6 Add columns (a) through (c) on line 5 6
7 Qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle credit from partnerships and S corporations 7
8 Business/investment use part of credit. Add lines 6 and 7. Partnerships and S corporations,
report this amount on Schedule K; all others, report this amount on Form 3800, line 1y 8
Part III Credit for Personal Use Part of Vehicle
9 If you skipped Part II, enter the amount from line 3. If you
completed Part II, subtract line 5 from line 3 9
10 Add columns (a) through (c) on line 9 10
11 Enter the amount from Form 1040, line 46, or Form 1040NR, line 44 11
12 Personal credits from Form 1040 or 1040NR (see instructions) 12
13 Subtract line 12 from line 11 13
14 Personal use part of credit. Enter the smaller of line 10 or line 13 here and on Form 1040, line 53,
or Form 1040NR, line 50. Check box c on that line and enter “8936” in the space next to that box.
If line 13 is smaller than line 10, see instructions 14
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see instructions. Cat. No. 37751E Form 8936 (2010)