Income Tax Credit Carryover (Colorado)

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Last modified on December 17, 2014.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Colorado

Name Income Tax Credit Carryover
Incentive Type Personal Tax Credit
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Anaerobic Digestion
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Income tax carryover of 20 years for renewable energy projects

Income tax carryover of 22 years for renewable energy projects in enterprise zone

References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Excess income tax credits claimed for a renewable energy investment made before January 1, 2018, can be carried over for 20 income tax years following the year the credit was originally allowed, in addition to any years the tax credit may have been deferred. The carryover is 22 income tax years for renewable energy projects that occur in an enterprise zone, subject to approval by the Colorado economic development commission.

Eligible types of renewable energy investments include solar thermal electric, photovoltaic, landfill gas, wind, biomass, hydroelectric, geothermal electric, recycled energy, anaerobic digestion, and renewable fuel cell projects.

Incentive Contact

Department Colorado Department of Revenue
Address 1375 Sherman Street
Place Denver, Colorado
Zip/Postal Code 80261
Phone (303) 238-7378

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: C.R.S. 39-30-104

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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