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Alabama Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost$1,130,498,198

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2020Apprenticeship AlabamaWorkforce development$41,000
2021Apprenticeship AlabamaWorkforce development$111,000
2018Apprenticeship Alabama ProgramWorkforce development$27,000
2019Apprenticeship Alabama ProgramGeneral Economic Development$74,000
2017Assorted Other IncentivesGeneral Economic Development$99,597,000
2017Certified Capital CompanyGeneral Economic Development$16,226,000
2020Certified Capital Company (CAPCO)Small business development$3,640,000
2019Certified Capital Company ProgramGeneral Economic Development$15,593,000
2018Certified Capital Company ProgramEntrepreneurship/innovation$16,886,000
2017Film IncentiveGeneral Economic Development$4,745,000
2021Film IncentiveFilm, TV, and/or media$12,800,000
2020Film IncentiveFilm, TV, and/or media$18,156,000
2018Film Incentive ProgramFilm, TV, and/or media$10,594,000
2019Film Incentive ProgramFilm, TV, and/or media$10,979,000
2021Growing Alabama CreditGeneral Economic Development$6,400,000
2017Growing Alabama CreditGeneral Economic Development$6,619,000
2020Growing Alabama CreditGeneral Economic Development$17,957,000
2019Growing Alabama Credit ProgramGeneral Economic Development$7,514,000
2018Growing Alabama ProgramGeneral Economic Development$6,619,000
2017Historic RehabilitationHistoric Preservation$2,929,000
2018Historic Rehabilitation ProgramHistoric Preservation$14,980,000
2020Historic Rehabilitation Tax CreditHistoric Preservation$5,607,000
2021Historic Rehabilitation Tax CreditHistoric Preservation$7,200,000
2019Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit ProgramHistoric Preservation$7,155,000
2020Investment CreditCapital investment$4,202,000
2021Investment CreditCapital Investment$8,000,000
2019Investment Credit ProgramGeneral Economic Development$748,000
2020Jobs CreditJob Creation/Retention$6,619,000
2021Jobs CreditJob Creation/Retention$11,800,000
2018Jobs Credit ProgramJob Creation/Retention$250,000
2019Jobs Credit ProgramJob Creation/Retention$1,007,000
2017New Markets CreditGeneral Economic Development$16,626,000
2018New Markets ProgramRedevelopment/revitalization$16,886,000
2021New Markets Tax CreditCommunity development$3,700,000
2020New Markets Tax CreditCommunity development$7,986,000
2019New Markets Tax Credit ProgramRedevelopment/revitalization$15,719,000
2021Other tax abatement programs (see notes)General Economic Development$7,600,000
2020Other tax abatement programs (see notes)General Economic Development$74,280,000
2021Port CreditPort operations$573,000
2020Port CreditPort operations$666,000
2018Port Credit ProgramPort operations$8,000
2019Port Credit ProgramPort operations$97,000
2019Various Other Tax Abatement ProgramsVarious$84,844,000
2018Various Other Tax Abatement ProgramsGeneral Economic Development$99,607,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL$653,667,000

Tabulated localities and districts

Click on the name of jurisdiction for a list of tax abatement programs that reduced its tax revenue.

Data includes abatement information for the five most populous cities, counties, and school districts in each state (where available). If no data is shown for these top five jurisdictions, it is because they did not disclose GASB 77 tax abatement information in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), the amount reported was $0, or the ACFR has not been published yet. Some states include data for additional years and jurisdictions.

Reporting JurisdictionJurisdiction TypeGross Revenue Loss
Baldwin CountyCounty$435,797
Jefferson CountyCounty$262,627,000
MobileCounty$35,531,724
Shelby CountyCounty$516,059
Tuscaloosa CountyCounty$4,888,748
City of AuburnMunicipality$3,770,887
City of BirminghamMunicipality$30,753,655
City of BrundidgeMunicipality$20,847
City of DothanMunicipality$1,322,608
City of FoleyMunicipality$1,493,697
City of HuntsvilleMunicipality$74,900,000
City of MobileMunicipality$16,409,229
City of MontgomeryMunicipality$25,864,266
City of TuscaloosaMunicipality$8,155,432
HooverMunicipality$1,488,316
MadisonMunicipality$614,499
MontgomeryMunicipality$6,076,105
Mountain BrookMunicipality$1,149,981
Decatur City Board of EducationSchool district$812,348
TABULATED JURISDICTION TOTAL$476,831,198