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Renewable Energy Sales and Use Tax Exemption

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated8/8/2013
Incentive TypeTax
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeWashington State Department of Revenue
Incentive Initiation Date7/1/2006
Incentive Expiration Date1/1/2020
Incentive Size and Funding SourceIn Washington State there is a 75% exemption from taxes on the sales of certain equipment used to generate electricity. Purchasers may claim an exemption in the form of a remittance. The tax exemption applies to labor and services related to the installation of the equipment, as well as to the sale of equipment and machinery.
Eligible RecipientPurchasers of systems that generate electricity using fuel cells, wind, sun, biomass energy, tidal or wave energy, geothermal, anaerobic digestion, or landfill gas.
Eligible FuelBiogas; Woody Biomass; Landfill Gas; Other
Eligible Project Size (MW)0.001 MW or greater
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Application Form(s)Application for Sales Tax Refund on Purchases & Installation of Qualified Renewable Energy Equipment (PDF) (2 pp, 311K)
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