The sales tax for certain energy-efficient appliances has been lifted this week.  Click to hear KMZU’s Chelsea Wade speak with Department of Revenue Communications Director Ted Farnen:

Ted Farnen

The sales tax on on certain energy-efficient appliances has been lifted state-wide.  To qualify, a purchase must be listed in the 2008 legislation that started the annual holiday, and must have an Energy Star sticker.

Qualifying appliances are:

  • Clothes washers
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Dishwashers
  • Water heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Air conditioners
  • Heat pumps

The Green Sales Tax Holiday will remain in effect through Thursday.  In addition to state sales tax forgiveness, eleven counties and 51 cities have lifted their sales tax.  have temporarily lifted their tax.  A full list of participating locations can be found at