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Rhode Island Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$75,314,483

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2020Employer's Apprenticeship Tax CreditsWorkforce development$5,000
2020Historic Preservation Tax CreditsHistoric Preservation$25,108,000
2020Job Development ActJob Creation/Retention$19,504,000
2020Job Training Tax CreditWorkforce development$253,000
2020Motion Picture Production CreditFilm, TV, and/or media$1,796,000
2020Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax CreditJob Creation/Retention$96,000
2020Rebuild Rhode Island Tax CreditBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$3,594,000
2020Tax Credit for Contributions Tourism development Qualified ScholarshipEducational development$1,257,000
2020Tax Increment Financing (TIF)Business attraction/retention/expansion$624,000
2020Wavemaker FellowshipEntrepreneurship/innovation$61,000

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
City of CranstonMunicipality$195,163
City of NewportMunicipality$0
City of PawtucketMunicipality$1,226,320
City of ProvidenceMunicipality$21,595,000