Anyone who purchases qualifying batteries or shoreside infrastructure.
Beginning July 1, 2020, purchases of:
- Batteries and battery packs used to power electric marine propulsion systems or hybrid electric marine propulsion systems with a continuous power greater than 15 kW.
- New shoreside batteries purchased and installed for the purpose of reducing grid demand when charging electric and hybrid vessels.
- The labor and services rendered in respect to installing, repairing, altering, or improving marine batteries or battery packs, or shoreside batteries and shoreside battery infrastructure.
- Complete a Buyer’s retail sales tax exemption certificate for the vendor.
- If you are a registered business, you must also complete the buyer’s tax preference addendum in My DOR when filing your excise tax return.
- When reporting such sales on your excise tax return, use deduction, "Sales of Batteries / Infrastructure for Electric and Hybrid Vessels."
Expires July 1, 2030.
For questions about the program, call 360-705-6705.