Tax exemptions and incentives for ethanol producers (Law 788)

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 7 May 2013

As part of a wider tax reform, ethanol destined for blending with gasoline for motor vehicles was exempted from the global tax on gasoline. Ethanol, as a fuel, was exempted from VAT. According to Article 18 of the law, the sale of electricity generated from wind, biomass and agricultural residue was exempted from income tax (after fulfillment of some conditions). 

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