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Iowa Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$195,270,542

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2018Accelerated Career Education ProgramWorkforce development$4,187,000
2018Beginning Farmer Tax Credit ProgramAgricultural development$5,045,000
2018Enterprise Zone (EZ) ProgramGeneral Economic Development (EZ)$12,161,000
2018High Quality Jobs Program (HQJP)Job Creation/Retention$39,605,000
2018Historic Preservation and Cultural and Entertainment District Tax CreditHistoric Preservation$58,501,000
2018Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training ProgramWorkforce development$34,715,000
2018Renewable Energy Tax CreditEnergy production$3,574,000
2018Targeted Jobs Tax Credit from WithholdingGeneral Economic Development$4,549,000
2018Workforce Housing Tax Incentive ProgramAffordable Housing$8,962,000

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 Jurisdiction sort iconJurisdiction TypeGross Revenue Loss
Black Hawk CountyCounty$416,237
Cedar Rapids Community School DistrictSchool district$834,541
City of AnkenyMunicipality$318,526
City of Cedar RapidsMunicipality$898,185
City of DavenportMunicipality$3,287,000
City of Des MoinesMunicipality$4,000,692
City of Sioux CityMunicipality$498,166
Davenport Community School DistrictSchool district$615,307
Des Moines Independent Community School DistrictSchool district$4,837,660
Iowa City Community School DistrictSchool district$804,698
Johnson CountyCounty$602,805
Linn CountyCounty$1,199,252
Polk CountyCounty$4,397,860
Scott CountyCounty$1,205,122
Sioux City Community School DistrictSchool district$55,491