Energy Star and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday
VIRGINIA The Energy Star and WaterSense sales tax holiday will begin today and run through Monday, October 8. During this time a variety of green products can be purchased free of the 5 percent state and local sales tax.
Products must be $2,500 or less and purchased for noncommercial or personal use. The exemption also applies to purchases of used Energy Star and WaterSence items that qualify.
Some Energy Star products include:
Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
Some WaterSense products include:
Bathroom sink faucets
Landscape irrigation controllers
Guidelines, frequently asked questions and a list of approved items can be found at www.tax.virginia.gov.