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Illinois Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost$2,020,207,525

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2019Angel Investment Credit ProgramCapital investment$5,200,000
2021Angel Investment Credit ProgramCapital investment$5,700,000
2018Angel Investment Credit ProgramJob Creation/Retention$7,500,000
2020Angel Investment Credit ProgramCapital investment$51,000,000
2017Angel Investment Tax CreditsGeneral Economic Development$2,200,000
2020Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE)General Economic Development$147,000,000
2019Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE)General Economic Development$155,200,000
2021Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE)General Economic Development$160,000,000
2018Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE)Business attraction/retention/expansion$187,900,000
2017Economic Development for a Growing Economy Credit (EDGE)General Economic Development$179,100,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL$900,800,000

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
Cook CountyCounty$81,700,000
Dekalb CountyCounty$206,038
Calumet CityMunicipality$134,000
City of St. CharlesMunicipality$644,590
City of AlsipMunicipality$255,853
City of AltonMunicipality$211,000
City of Arlington HeightsMunicipality$485,763
City of AuroraMunicipality$2,014,875
City of Bedford ParkMunicipality$693,972
City of BellwoodMunicipality$695,916
City of BensenvilleMunicipality$927,487
City of BentonMunicipality$123,748
City of BerwynMunicipality$689,407
City of BolingbrookMunicipality$13,193,512
City of BridgeviewMunicipality$1,617,782
City of Buffalo GroveMunicipality$2,504,524
City of CarbondaleMunicipality$442,447
City of CharlestonMunicipality$7,452
City of ChicagoMunicipality$618,980,000
City of Chicago RidgeMunicipality$323,443
City of CiceroMunicipality$13,621,598
City of Crystal LakeMunicipality$294,952
City of DanvilleMunicipality$286,893
City of DecaturMunicipality$3,904,684
City of DekalbMunicipality$7,785,150
City of Des PlainesMunicipality$6,646,661
City of DixonMunicipality$78,944
City of East MolineMunicipality$16,757
City of East PeoriaMunicipality$1,676,652
City of EdwardsvilleMunicipality$845,801
City of EffinghamMunicipality$353,038
City of ElginMunicipality$612,579
City of ElmhurstMunicipality$778,878
City of ElwoodMunicipality$10,588,958
City of EvanstonMunicipality$6,496,429
City of Forest ParkMunicipality$52,400
City of Franklin ParkMunicipality$939,777
City of GalesburgMunicipality$687,912
City of GlenviewMunicipality$2,938,548
City of Hanover ParkMunicipality$2,913,549
City of HighlandMunicipality$61,627
City of Highland ParkMunicipality$478,235
City of HillsideMunicipality$910,611
City of Hoffman EstatesMunicipality$933,397
City of HomewoodMunicipality$338,094
City of JolietMunicipality$6,366,667
City of KankakeeMunicipality$857,584
City of Lake ZurichMunicipality$667,904
City of LitchfieldMunicipality$73,347
City of LombardMunicipality$1,010,818
City of MarionMunicipality$1,947,396
City of MarkhamMunicipality$29,148
City of MaryvilleMunicipality$20,643
City of MattesonMunicipality$2,341,308
City of MattoonMunicipality$65,305
City of McHenryMunicipality$582,752
City of MetropolisMunicipality$974,438
City of MolineMunicipality$1,320,523
City of Mount ProspectMunicipality$2,274,278
City of MurphysboroMunicipality$205
City of Oak BrookMunicipality$460,980
City of Oak ForestMunicipality$166,049
City of Oak LawnMunicipality$728,225
City of Oak ParkMunicipality$10,396,473
City of PalatineMunicipality$1,017,922
City of ParisMunicipality$98,306
City of PeoriaMunicipality$8,638,614
City of QuincyMunicipality$828,771
City of RidgwayMunicipality$172,830
City of RochelleMunicipality$666,324
City of Rock IslandMunicipality$5,031,660
City of RomeovilleMunicipality$3,955,188
City of RoselleMunicipality$119,060
City of SchaumburgMunicipality$32,300,632
City of South HollandMunicipality$1,811,816
City of SpringfieldMunicipality$18,928
City of Tinley ParkMunicipality$738,689
City of UrbanaMunicipality$918,480
City of Villa ParkMunicipality$196,265
City of WheelingMunicipality$439,760
City of Wood RiverMunicipality$536,067
Alsip Hazelgreen & Oak Lawn Elementary School DistrictSchool district$2,800,000
Alton Community Unit School District 11School district$117,465
Ashton-Franklin Center Community Unit School District 275School district$59,935
Benton CCSD 47School district$888
Bloomington School District 87School district$192,324
Bradley School District 61School district$53,300
Bremen Community High School District 228School district$3,600,000
Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340School district$16,100
Carbondale Elementary School District 95School district$366,597
Central A & M Community Unit District 21School district$94,035
Chicago Public SchoolsSchool district$189,100,000
Coles-Cumberland Counties Community Unit School District 1School district$11,749
Community Unit School District 200School district$396,000
County Of Winnebago School District 320School district$65,035
Danville Community Consolidated School District 118School district$877,691
Deer Creek-Mackinaw Community Unit School District 701School district$220,033
Dekalb Community Unit School District 428School district$1,099,941
East Peoria Community High School District 309School district$1,318,965
Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7School district$1,212,600
Fieldcrest Community Unit School District 6School district$226,286
TABULATED JURISDICTION TOTAL$1,119,407,525