Sales Tax Exemption for Hydrogen Generation Facilities

December 04, 2023


In North Dakota, the sale of hydrogen used to power an internal combustion engine or a fuel cell is exempt from sales tax. In addition, any equipment used by a hydrogen generation facility for the production and storage of hydrogen is exempt from sales tax. Stationary and portable hydrogen containers or pressure vessels, piping, tubing, fittings, gaskets, controls, valves, gauges, pressure regulators, safety relief devices are included as eligible equipment. In order to receive the exemption, a request must be made in writing to the Tax Commissioner and must include a description of the equipment, the cost of the equipment, and an explanation of how the equipment enables the business to expand its operations. The Tax Commissioner will notify the taxpayer in writing if the project qualifies for an exemption. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Dakota
Incentive Type: Sales Tax Incentive
Web Site:
Administrator: Office of State Tax Commissioner
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Hydrogen
  • Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
Incentive Amount: 100% exemption


Name: ND Century Code § 57-39.2-04(50)


Name: General Information
Organization: Office of the State Tax Commissioner
Address: 600 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck ND 58505-0599
Phone: (701) 328-7088

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.