ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS...
Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit You are entitled to this refundable credit if you or your business purchased bioheating fuel to be used for space heating or hot water production for residential purposes within New York State. Bioheating fuel purchased on or after January 1, 2017, must contain at least 6% biodiesel per gallon of bioheating fuel to qualify for the credit. The percentage of biodiesel included in the bioheating fuel is the number or numbers preceded by the letter B in the bioheating fuel designation. For example, bioheating fuel designated B10 contains 10% biodiesel.
The credit is equal to one cent for each percent of biodiesel per gallon of bioheating fuel purchased before January 1, 2020. It may not exceed 20 cents per gallon.
Example: On February 1, you purchase 250 gallons of bioheating fuel to be used for residential heating purposes within New York State. The bioheating fuel contains 20% biodiesel (B20). The amount of credit allowed for this purchase is $50.00 ($0.20 X 250 gallons).
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps low-income people pay the cost of heating their homes.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible low-income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance, weatherization and energy-related home repairs