Partial Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Zero-Emission Transit Buses

March 22, 2024


Zero-emission transit buses are exempt from state sales and use taxes when sold to public agencies eligible for the Low Emission Truck and Bus Purchase Vouchers.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Sales Tax Incentive
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Electric Transit Buses
Incentive Amount: 100% reduction in sales tax


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Electric Transit Buses
Sectors: Commercial
Parameters: The incentive is 100.00 % of cost


Name: CA Revenue and Taxation Code § 6377
Date Enacted: 10/10/2019
Expiration Date: 01/01/2026

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.