Biodiesel and Alcohol Fuel Blend Sales Tax Exemption (Washington)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Biodiesel and Alcohol Fuel Blend Sales Tax Exemption|
|Incentive Type||Sales Tax Incentive|
|Eligible Technologies||Ethanol, Methanol, Biodiesel|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Amount||100% sales tax exemption|
|Equipment Requirements||Biodiesel blends must be at least 20% biodiesel by volume; alcohol blends must be at least 85% alcohol by volume.|
|Program Administrator||Department of Revenue|
|Date added to DSIRE||2003-07-14|
|Last DSIRE Review||2003-07-15|
Washington exempts machinery, equipment, and services used directly in the retail sale of biodiesel or alcohol fuel blend from state sales tax levied by RCW 82.08.020. In addition, the sales tax does not apply to sales of fuel delivery vehicles or sales or charges made to improve or repair such vehicles if at least seventy-five percent of the fuel distributed by the vehicle is a biodiesel or alcohol fuel blend. Biodiesel is defined by ASTM standards, and biodiesel blend is any fuel that contains at least twenty-five percent biodiesel fuel by volume. Alcohol fuel blend must contain at leat eighty-five percent alcohol fuel by volume.
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||HB1241 (2003)|
|Contact Name||Tax Information|
|Department||Department of Revenue|
|Division||State and Local Sales Tax|
|Phone 2||(360) 664-2016|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.