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Rhode Island Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$79,574,214

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2022Historic Preservation Tax CreditsHistoric Preservation$948,000
2022Job Development ActJob Creation/Retention$39,658,000
2022Motion Picture Production CreditFilm, TV, and/or media$9,255,000
2022Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax CreditJob Creation/Retention$293,000
2022Rebuild Rhode Island Tax CreditBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$8,791,000
2022Tax Credit for Contributions to Qualified Scholarship OrganizationsEducational development$1,021,000
2022Tax Increment Financing (TIF)Business attraction/retention/expansion$866,000
2022Tax Increment Financing (TIF) PILOTBusiness attraction/retention/expansion$1,201,000
2022Wavemaker FellowshipEntrepreneurship/innovation$55,000

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$118,182
City of PawtucketMunicipality$1,664,032
City of ProvidenceMunicipality$15,704,000