Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Connecticut)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

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
Active Incentive Yes

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






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.
Start Date 2006-06-01


















Program Administrator Connecticut Department of Revenue Services

Date added to DSIRE 2005-11-09
Last DSIRE Review 2013-05-05



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

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.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information
Department Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
Division Taxpayer Services Division
Address 25 Sigourney Street

Place Hartford, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06106-5032
Phone (860) 297-5962



Website http://www.ct.gov/DRS
     
     

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

Authority 1: Conn. Gen. Stat. § 12-412k
Date Effective 2006-06-01
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.[1]

References

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