Fuel Reduction Technology Tax Credit

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Fuel reduction technologies are eligible for a tax credit equal to a percentage of the actual cost paid for the technology. The actual cost paid must account for eligible federal credits, grants, or rebates.

Category2021 Tax Credit
Idle reduction technologies25% (up to $6,000)
Aerodynamic technologies25% (up to $6,000)
Clean fuel refrigerated trailer3.75% (up to $7,500)
Conversion to a clean fuel refrigerated trailer11.25% (up to $7,500)
Hydraulic hybrid trailer$2,500

Tax credits are available through December 31, 2021. A purchaser of a converted hydraulic hybrid trailer may assign the tax credit to the financing entity, allowing the purchaser to realize the value of the tax credit at the time of conversion. The financing entity may collect an administrative fee of no more than $150.

For more information, including maximum credit amounts, see the Colorado Department of Revenue's Income 70 FYI publication.

(Reference Colorado Revised Statutes 39-22-516.7 and 39-22-516.8)