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Arkansas Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost$323,937,630

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2018Advantage ArkansasJob Creation/Retention$3,958,000
2017Advantage Arkansas Inc Tax CreditGeneral Economic Development$3,478,000
2020Advantage Arkansas ProgramJob Creation/Retention$408,000
2021Advantage Arkansas ProgramJob Creation/Retention$751,000
2019Advantage Arkansas ProgramJob Creation/Retention$936,000
2018ArkPlusCapital investment$5,049,000
2017ArkPlus Income Tax CreditGeneral Economic Development$4,472,000
2020ArkPlus ProgramJob Creation/Retention$2,079,000
2019ArkPlus ProgramJob Creation/Retention$5,049,000
2021ArkPlus ProgramJob Creation/Retention$6,462,000
2017Biotechnology ProgramGeneral Economic Development$53,000
2018In-House R&D Tax CreditsResearch and development$4,616,000
2017In-House Res by Target Business CreditGeneral Economic Development$1,109,000
2021In-House Research and Development ProgramResearch and development$2,883,000
2019In-House Research and Development ProgramResearch and development$3,999,000
2020In-House Research and Development ProgramResearch and development$18,169,000
2017In-House Research Inc Tax CreditGeneral Economic Development$3,981,000
2018InvestArkBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$36,469,000
2021InvestArk ProgramBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$28,098,000
2020InvestArk ProgramBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$33,629,000
2017InvestArk ProgramGeneral Economic Development$38,207,000
2019InvestArk ProgramBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$46,072,000
2017Low Income Housing CreditHousing$650,000
2019Low Income Housing ProgramAffordable Housing$305,000
2021Low Income Housing ProgramAffordable Housing$458,000
2018Low Income Housing ProgramAffordable Housing$691,000
2020Low Income Housing ProgramAffordable Housing$761,000
2017Major Maintenance & ImprovementGeneral Economic Development$251,000
2018Major Maintenance and ImprovementManufacturing development$660,000
2019Major Maintenance and Improvement ProgramJob Creation/Retention$1,281,000
2021Major Maintenance and Improvement ProgramManufacturing development$3,496,000
2020Major Maintenance and Improvement ProgramManufacturing development$3,828,000
2017Targeted Biz Tax Back Sales/Use Tax RefundGeneral Economic Development$874,000
2018Targeted ResearchResearch and development$1,021,000
2019Targeted Research ProgramResearch and development$289,000
2021Targeted Research ProgramResearch and development$1,049,000
2020Targeted Research ProgramResearch and development$2,365,000
2017Targetted Biz Payroll Income Tax CreditGeneral Economic Development$15,000
2018Tax BackJob Creation/Retention$4,567,000
2019Tax Back ProgramJob Creation/Retention$959,000
2020Tax Back ProgramJob Creation/Retention$2,327,000
2021Tax Back ProgramJob Creation/Retention$2,507,000
2018Tourism DevelopmentTourism development$2,814,000
2021Tourism Development ProgramTourism development$576,000
2020Tourism Development ProgramTourism development$1,199,000
2019Tourism Development ProgramTourism development$1,880,000
2017Tourism Development Sales Tax CreditGeneral Economic Development$4,168,000
2017Water Resource Conserv & dev IncentivesConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$708,000
2018Water Resource Conservation and DevelopmentConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$691,000
2021Water Resource Conservation and Development ProgramEnvironmental protection$375,000
2020Water Resource Conservation and Development ProgramEnvironmental protection$514,000
2019Water Resource Conservation and Development ProgramConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$541,000
2018Wetland and Riparian ZoneEnvironmental protection$253,000
2021Wetland and Riparian Zone ProgramConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$228,000
2020Wetland and Riparian Zone ProgramConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$266,000
2019Wetland and Riparian Zone ProgramConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$269,000
2017Wetland/Riparian Zone Creation & RestorationConservation of farmland, forest, open space, or water$181,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL$292,944,000

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
Pulaski CountyCounty$3,124,844
City of Little RockMunicipality$7,346,477
Little Rock School DistrictSchool District$20,207,865
Pulaski County Special School DistrictSchool District$314,444
TABULATED JURISDICTION TOTAL$30,993,630