Energy Star

Business & Economy
7:42 am
Fri November 1, 2013

NC’s Final Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday Begins Today

Gov. Pat McCrory signs a tax overhaul bill into law.
Credit Dave DeWitt

The state’ sales tax holiday on appliances that are certified as energy efficient starts Friday, runs through Sunday and will be discontinued after this year.

The annual moratorium, on appliances such as clothes washers, dehumidifiers and air conditioning units marked with an "Energy Star” label, cost the state an estimated $12.5 million in uncollected taxes since it was implemented in 2008, according to the state Department of Revenue.

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