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Florida Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$616,760,843

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram Type sort iconGross Revenue Loss
2019Community Contribution Tax Credit ProgramAffordable Housing$18,120,000
2019Research and Development Tax CreditBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$13,850,000
2019Capital Investment Tax CreditBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$61,055,000
2019New Markets Development ProgramCapital investment$48,586,000
2019Hope Scholarship CreditEducational development$39,075,000
2019Florida Tax Credit Scholarship ProgramEducational development$309,358,000
2019Florida Renew Tech CreditEnergy production$10,403,000
2019Florida Renew Production CreditEnergy production$13,689,000
2019Entertainment Industry Sales Tax Exemption ProgramFilm, TV, and/or media$16,831,000
2019Entertainment Industry Financial Incentive ProgramFilm, TV, and/or media$27,686,000
2019Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund ProgramJob Creation/Retention$15,833,000
2019Contaminated Site Rehababilitation Tax CreditRedevelopment/revitalization$16,186,000
2019Other Tax Abatement Program Under $5 Million (including EZ)Various$22,500,000

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$139,657
Hillsborough CountyCounty$936,000
Orange CountyCounty$729,167
Palm Beach CountyCounty$870,982
City of OrlandoMunicipality$580,211
City of St. PetersburgMunicipality$163,044
City of TampaMunicipality$169,782