California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority

Sales and Use Tax Exclusion (STE) Program

Designed to provide California manufacturers with a tax exclusion on purchased products, components or systems.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about the STE program, please contact Ellen Hildebrand at (916) 651‑3757.

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The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) supports California’s mission to provide financial incentives to cutting-edge companies by offering a sales and use tax exclusion to manufacturers that promote alternative energy and advanced transportation. These manufacturers create tens of thousands of high-paying, permanent jobs that bolster the state’s economy. The STE program is currently authorized through 2020.