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Methane Energy Replacement Generation Tax Exemption

Eligible States IA
Type Tax Exemption
Area of Interest Renewable Energy

Iowa imposes a replacement generation tax of 0.06 cents per kilowatt-hour on various forms of electricity generated within the state. This tax is imposed in lieu of a property tax on generation facilities. All energy generated by methane gas conversion property (including digester gas facilities) is exempt from the replacement generation tax for a period of 10 years. The exemption may only be claimed if the facility is placed in service between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2012.

Eligible Organizations All
How to Apply Applications must be filed with the assessing authority each year for which the exemption is requested on forms provided by the Department of Revenue and Finance.
For More Information http://www.energy.iowa.gov Exit EPA Disclaimer
Primary Contact Scott Bents
Iowa Office of Energy Independence
Wallace Building
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 725-0430

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