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Iowa Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$220,582,905

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2019Accelerated Career Education ProgramWorkforce development$3,964,000
2019Beginning Farmer Tax Credit ProgramAgricultural development$4,708,000
2019Enterprise Zone (EZ) ProgramGeneral Economic Development (EZ)$9,548,000
2019High Quality Jobs Program (HQJP)Job Creation/Retention$37,940,000
2019Historic Preservation and Cultural and Entertainment District Tax CreditHistoric Preservation$36,236,000
2019Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training ProgramJob Creation/Retention$34,434,000
2019Redevelopment Tax CreditBrownfield rehabilitation$7,578,000
2019Renewable Energy Tax CreditEnergy production$5,101,000
2019Targeted Jobs Tax Credit from WithholdingJob Creation/Retention$4,324,000
2019Workforce Housing Tax Incentive ProgramAffordable Housing$13,930,000

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
Whiting Community School DistrictSchool district$0
Williamsburg Community School DistrictSchool district$187,936
Wilton Community School DistrictSchool district$49,761
Winfield-Mt. Union Community School DistrictSchool district$0
Winterset Community School DistrictSchool district$717,225
Woodbine Community School DistrictSchool district$28,295
Woodbury Central Community School DistrictSchool district$20,239
Woodward-Granger Community School DistrictSchool district$0