Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Connecticut)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products|
|Incentive Type||Sales Tax Incentive|
|Applicable Sector||Installer/Contractor, Residential|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Doors, Duct/Air sealing, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Windows, Geothermal Heat Pumps|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Equipment Requirements||Natural gas and propane furnaces and boilers must meet federal Energy Star standards. Windows and doors must meet federal Energy Star standards. Oil furnaces and boilers must be at least 84% efficient. Ground-source heat pumps must meet minimum federal energy-efficiency rating.|
|Program Administrator||Connecticut Department of Revenue Services|
|Date added to DSIRE||2005-11-09|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-05-05|
In Connecticut, residential weatherization products for residential use only are exempt from the state's sales and use tax. Eligible residential weatherization products include CFLs, programmable thermostats, window film, caulking, window and door weather strips, insulation, water heater blankets, water heaters, natural gas and propane furnaces and boilers that meet the federal Energy Star standard, windows and doors that meet the federal Energy Star standard, oil furnaces and boilers that are not less than 84% efficient and ground-source heat pumps that meet the minimum federal energy efficiency rating. Exemption only applies to in-store sales.
For additional information about this exemption, please visit the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services website.
|Contact Name||Public Information|
|Department||Connecticut Department of Revenue Services|
|Division||Taxpayer Services Division|
|Address||25 Sigourney Street|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Conn. Gen. Stat. § 12-412k|
|Date Enacted||5/26/2006 (subsequently amended)|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.