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Florida Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$618,373,398

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State-level programs

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Year sort iconProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2021Community Contribution Tax Credit ProgramAffordable Housing$14,000,000
2021Contaminated Site Rehababilitation Tax CreditBrownfield rehabilitation$12,267,000
2021Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund ProgramBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$11,568,000
2021Capital Investment Tax CreditCapital investment$86,476,000
2021Hope Scholarship CreditEducational development$75,107,000
2021Scholarship Funding OrganizationsEducational development$319,184,000
2021Florida Renew Production CreditEnergy production$9,380,000
2021Entertainment Industry Sales Tax Exemption ProgramFilm, TV, and/or media$19,689,000
2021Other Tax Abatement Program Under $5 Million (including EZ)General Economic Development$21,400,000
2021New Markets Development ProgramJob Creation/Retention$17,165,000
2021Research and Development Tax CreditResearch and development$9,163,000
2021Major League Baseball Spring TrainingSports$10,500
2021Professional Sports FranchiseSports$16,000,000

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
Broward CountyCounty$275,000
Hillsborough CountyCounty$1,137,600
Orange CountyCounty$1,213,543
Palm Beach CountyCounty$1,152,571
City of Daytona BeachMunicipality$483,256
City of OrlandoMunicipality$2,370,825
City of PensacolaMunicipality$208,027
City of St. PetersburgMunicipality$80,571
City of TampaMunicipality$42,505