Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday) (Virginia)
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Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday)|
|Incentive Type||Sales Tax Incentive|
|Eligible Technologies||Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount||100% exemption from state sales and use tax|
|Equipment Requirements||Must meet federal Energy Star efficiency requirements|
|Program Administrator||Virginia Department of Taxation|
|Date added to DSIRE||2007-11-13|
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-07-26|
Virginia allows a four-day sales tax exemption on Energy Star products of $2,500 or less per product, purchased for non-commercial home or personal use. Beginning in 2007, the 100% exemption from the state sales and use tax applies to sales occurring during the four-day period that commencing annually on the Friday before the second Monday in October and ends at midnight on the second Monday in October.
This incentive is available for dishwashers, clothes washers, air conditioners, ceiling fans, compact fluorescent light bulbs, dehumidifiers, programmable thermostats or refrigerators that meet federal Energy Star standards.
Note: Certain EPA "Watersense" products may also qualify.
|Contact Name||Taxpayer Assistance - Virginia|
|Department||Virginia Department of Taxation|
|Address||PO Box 1880|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Va. Code § 58.1-609.1|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.