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Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/05/2013
Program Overview:
State: Connecticut
Incentive Type: Sales Tax Incentive
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Lighting, Furnaces , Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Installer/Contractor
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:6/1/2006
Authority 1:
Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
Conn. Gen. Stat. ยง 12-412k
5/26/2006 (subsequently amended)
6/1/2006
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.


 
Contact:
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Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
Taxpayer Services Division
25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5032
Phone: (860) 297-5962
Web Site: http://www.ct.gov/DRS
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