|Year:||2003 (Nov 10th)|
|Policy status:||In Force|
|Date Effective:||2003 (Nov 10th)|
|Policy Type:||Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All|
|Policy Sector:||Electricity, Heating and Cooling|
|Size of Plant Targeted:||Small and Large|
|Agency:||Ministry of Energy and Mines (Ministerio de Energía y Minas, MEM)|
|Legal References:||Decree 52-2003|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
The incentive law, which is regulated by the Accord 211 of 2005, provides fiscal incentives for renewable energy technologies. It includes 10-year exemptions for import duty and Value Added Tax (VAT) on imported renewable energy equipment. This incentive will be valid during the pre-investment and the construction, which shall not exceed ten years. Likewise, it also offers 10 year exemptions on income tax and a commercial tax on renewable energy projects.
In order to view a full version of the Incentives Law for the Development of Renewable Energy Projects (Ley De Incentivos Para El Desarrollo De Proyectos De Energia Renovable) of Guatemala please click here.
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