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Maine Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost$177,190,696

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2019Employment Tax Increment FinancingJob Creation/Retention$12,695,785
2017Employment Tax Increment FinancingJob Creation/Retention$13,326,078
2020Employment Tax Increment Financing (TIF)Job Creation/Retention$12,741,278
2021Employment Tax Increment Financing (TIF)Job Creation/Retention$13,150,686
2018Employment Tax Increment Financing (TIF)Job Creation/Retention$13,326,078
2018New Market Capital Investment Tax CreditBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$15,443,152
2021New Markets Capital Investment Tax CreditCapital investment$9,375,644
2020New Markets Capital Investment Tax CreditCapital investment$13,396,078
2017New Markets Capital Investment Tax CreditGeneral Economic Development$14,096,632
2019New Markets Capital Investment Tax CreditCapital investment$15,543,152
2021Pine Tree Development Zone Tax CreditJob Creation/Retention$2,454,351
2020Pine Tree Development Zone Tax CreditJob Creation/Retention$2,779,119
2018Pine Tree Development Zone Tax CreditBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$2,783,415
2019Pine Tree Development Zone Tax CreditJob Creation/Retention$3,349,953
2017Pine Tree Development Zone Tax CreditsGeneral Economic Development$3,510,745
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL$147,972,146

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
City of AuburnMunicipality$4,912,141
City of BiddefordMunicipality$1,195,281
City of BrewerMunicipality$1,593,257
City of CaribouMunicipality$378,731
City of City of BurlingtonMunicipality$690,774
City of GorhamMunicipality$439,130
City of LewistonMunicipality$4,570,126
City of PortlandMunicipality$14,168,776
City of WestbrookMunicipality$1,156,155
City of WinslowMunicipality$114,179
TABULATED JURISDICTION TOTAL$29,218,550