Puerto Rico - Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Green Energy (Puerto Rico)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Puerto Rico

Name Puerto Rico - Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Green Energy
Incentive Type Sales Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial, Residential, General Public/Consumer
Eligible Technologies Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Municipal Solid Waste, CHP/Cogeneration, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Ocean Thermal, Yes; specific technologies not identified
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs, Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 100% exemption






Equipment Requirements Solar-electric equipment that produces electrical energy must comply with the norms and specifications established by the Energy Affairs Administration (EAA), and must carry a 5-year warranty. Energy-efficient equipment must by certified by EAA.
Start Date 2008-08-10


















Program Administrator Energy Affairs Administration

Date added to DSIRE 2008-12-16
Last DSIRE Review 2012-07-19



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


Summary

Puerto Rican law exempts from the sales and use tax solar electric equipment, associated accessories, and components used to produce electrical energy. Distributors or manufacturers must submit a certification to the Departamento de Hacienda (Puerto Rico's Department of Revenue) declaring that the solar electric equipment and associated components comply with the norms and specifications established by the Energy Affairs Administration (EAA). In addition, distributors or manufacturers must provide certification that the solar equipment is guaranteed for at least five years.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Departamento de Hacienda


Address PO Box 9024140

Place San Juan, Puerto Rico
Zip/Postal Code 00902
Phone (787) 721-2020


Email forms@hacienda.gobierno.pr
Website http://www.hacienda.gobierno.pr/index.htm
Contact Name General Info EAA
Department Energy Affairs Administration

Address P.O. Box 41314

Place San Juan, Puerto Rico
Zip/Postal Code 00940
Phone (787) 332-0914



Website http://www.aaepr.net/
     

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

Authority 1: C3268 (2008) Law 248
Date Effective 2008-08-10
Date Enacted 2008-08-10



















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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"