Sustainable Aviation Fuel Credit

December 22, 2022

Developed by: Inflation Reduction Act

Federal Agency: Department of the Treasury

Production Tax Credit

Description: Provides a tax credit for the sale or use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), which achieves a lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions reduction of at least 50% as compared with petroleum-based jet fuel

Recipients: Producers and blenders of SAF-kerosene fuel mixtures for aviation. Qualified SAF mixture must be made in the United States, and fueling of the aircraft must occur in the United States.

Timing: January 1, 2023-December 31, 2024


  • Base Credit Amount: $1.25/gallon of SAF.
  • Bonus Credit Amount: Up to $0.50/gallon depending on lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of SAF relative to petroleum-based jet fuel.

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