Sales Tax Exemption Week for Energy Efficient Products

October 17, 2006


Under the authority of Florida Senate Bill 888, October 5th through October 11, 2006 will be designated "Energy Efficiency Week," and energy efficient products will be exempt from the usual sales tax. Eligible products will be those that are designated as energy efficient or meeting Energy Star guidelines and that have a selling price of $1,500 or less. Only residential users are eligible to purchase energy efficient appliances as tax exempt, and customers should not use a business or company credit card or debit card or check to make these purchases.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Florida
Incentive Type: Sales Tax Incentive
Web Site:
Administrator: Florida Department of Revenue
Start Date: 10/5/06 - 10/11/06
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Lighting
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
Incentive Amount: 100% Exemption
Maximum Incentive: Maximum sales price of $1,500 per product
Equipment Requirements: Meets Energy Star or other energy efficient guidelines


Name: SB 888
Date Enacted: 6/19/2006
Effective Date: 10/5/06 - 10/11/06


Name: Taxpayer Services
Organization: Florida Department of Revenue
Address: 5050 West Tennessee Street
Tallahassee FL 32399
Phone: (850) 488-6800

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.