Income tax, state; deductions for Energy Star certified water heater. (HB965)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia taxable income; deductions; Energy Star certified water heater. Provides a deduction for the purchase of any water heater for residential use that is Energy Star certified equal to the lesser of 20 percent of the actual price paid or $500, beginning in taxable year 2022. The bill limits to taxable years beginning before January 1, 2022, the current provisions allowing individuals to deduct from their taxable personal income an amount equal to 20 percent of the sales taxes paid, up to $500, for an electric heat pump hot water heater that yields an energy factor of at least 1.7 and an advanced gas or oil water heater that has an energy factor of at least 0.65. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104041D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Finance
01/20/2022Impact statement from TAX (HB965)
01/27/2022Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2022Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 6-N)
02/15/2022Left in Finance

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