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New York

Regulations

No state-wide regulations on wood or pellet stoves that we are aware of at the moment. Check with your local authority on building codes to be sure.

Incentives

Financial Incentive: Sales tax and use tax exemption
Type: Residential
For: Wood (including wood pellets and other compressed wood products) used for heating purposes only
Incentive Amount: 100%


Summary: Sales and uses of [wood] to be used for residential purposes are exempt from the 4% state sales and use taxes and the ⅜% sales and use taxes imposed in the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District (MCTD). 

 

Link(s):

https://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/tg_bulletins/st/residential_energy.htm

Past Incentive: Renewable Heat NY Small Biomass Boiler Program - The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provided incentives toward the installed costs of high-efficiency, low-emission wood heating systems from 2019 to 2021. 

Updated: February 2024

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Change-out Programs

Pellet Stove Incentive Program | New York 

Status: NO LONGER ACTIVE (active from 2018-2021)

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