New York City - Residential Solar Sales Tax Exemption

July 20, 2020


New York City passed Resolution 1121 in August 2005 (effective December 1, 2005) to exempt residential solar energy systems equipment and services from sales tax.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Financial Incentive
State: New York
Incentive Type: Sales Tax Incentive
Web Site:
Start Date: 12/01/2005
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
Incentive Amount: 100% local sales tax exemption


Name: New York City Resolution #1121-2005
Date Enacted: 08/17/2005
Effective Date: 12/01/2005


Name: General Inquiries
Organization: New York City
Address: One Centre Street
New York NY 10007

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.