Sales and Use Taxes for Items Used in Renewable Energy Industries (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name Sales and Use Taxes for Items Used in Renewable Energy Industries
Incentive Type Industry Recruitment/Support
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Solar Pool Heating
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 100% sales tax exemption

Start Date 2010-01-01

Program Administrator Connecticut Department of Revenue

References DSIRE[1]


Connecticut enacted legislation in May 2010 (H.B. 5435) that established a sales and use tax exemption for equipment, machinery and fuels used to manufacture solar thermal (active or passive) systems, solar electric systems, wind-power electric systems, or geothermal resource systems.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information
Department Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
Division Taxpayer Services Division
Address 25 Sigourney Street
Place Hartford, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06106-5032
Phone (860) 297-5962


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

Authority 1: Conn. Gen. Stat. §12-412(117)(B)
Date Effective 2010-07-01
Date Enacted 2010-05-06

Authority 2: SN 2010 (9.1)
Date Enacted 2010-11-03

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


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