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Sales and Use Tax Exclusion (CA)

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeTax
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeCalifornia Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA)
Incentive Initiation Date3/24/2010
Incentive Expiration Date1/1/2021
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe state of California's Sales and Use Tax Exclusion for Advanced Transportation and Alternative Energy Manufacturing Program offers a 100% sales and use tax exclusion (STE) on property for eligible projects. Applicants will be required to make at least 25% of the purchases identified in their application within 1 year of application approval. All purchases must be made within 3 years following application approval, unless CAEATFA grants a longer time period.
Eligible RecipientTo date, the program has approved financial assistance for private entities in landfill gas capture and production, biogas capture and production (dairies and waste water treatment plants), demonstration hydrogen fuel production, biomass processing and fuel production, and others. This program includes manufacturers of alternative source electricity generation equipment such as solar panels or wind turbines, but it excludes the purchase of that equipment for power generation.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaApplicants must show the property to be purchased will be used to design, manufacture, produce or assemble an eligible advanced transportation technology or alternative source (including energy efficiency) component or system.
Application Form(s)Application Forms
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