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South Carolina Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$3,015,278,615

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss

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
Aiken CountyCounty$7,601,441
Anderson CountyCounty$9,785,519
Berkeley CountyCounty$5,110,172
Charleston CountyCounty$15,189,302
Colleton CountyCounty$205,132
Darlington CountyCounty$2,978,173
Dorchester CountyCounty$3,441,000
Fairfield CountyCounty$1,525,491
Florence CountyCounty$1,708,468
Georgetown CountyCounty$645,710
Greenville CountyCounty$8,536,000
Greenwood CountyCounty$13,604,300
Horry CountyCounty$972,226
Jasper CountyCounty$7,082,094
Lancaster CountyCounty$664,166
Laurens CountyCounty$5,700,000
Lexington CountyCounty$10,820,475
Oconee CountyCounty$4,188,806
Pickens CountyCounty$228,382
Richland CountyCounty$20,876,847
Spartanburg CountyCounty$108,023,764
Sumter CountyCounty$3,800,000
York CountyCounty$3,629,071
City of ColumbiaMunicipality$7,310,549
Mount PleasantMunicipality$135,000
North CharlestonMunicipality$75,494,088
Rock HillMunicipality$14,124,408
Abbeville County School DistrictSchool district$119,143
Aiken County School DistrictSchool district$164,021,232
Anderson County School District 1School district$68,820,000
Anderson County School District 2School district$3,699,000
Anderson County School District 3School district$12,656,945
Anderson County School District 4School district$26,010,194
Anderson County School District 5School district$131,163,000
Bamberg School District 1School district$995,818
Barnwell School District 19School district$774,536
Barnwell School District 45School district$28,386,152
Berkeley County School DistrictSchool district$385,512,557
Calhoun County School DistrictSchool district$47,040,085
Charleston County School DistrictSchool district$176,894,601
Cherokee County School District 1School district$42,386,119
Chester County School DistrictSchool district$78,777,000
Chesterfield County School DistrictSchool district$24,825,679
Clover School District 2School district$3,380,000
Colleton County School DistrictSchool district$1,176,494
Darlington County School DistrictSchool district$24,314,407
Denmark-Olar School District 2 (Bamberg 2)School district$1,613,382
Dillon County School District 3School district$3,071,986
Dillon County School District 4School district$3,836,026
Dorchester County School District 2School district$35,608,000
Dorchester County School District 4School district$39,024,597
Edgefield County School DistrictSchool district$1,782,662
Fairfield County School DistrictSchool district$4,529,438
Florence County School District 1School district$43,777,004
Florence County School District 3School district$2,579,702
Florence County School District 4School district$3,950,000
Florence County School District 5School district$265,044
Fort Mill School District 4School district$55,858,261
Georgetown County School DistrictSchool district$11,887,858
Greenville County School DistrictSchool district$236,369,000
Greenwood County School District 50School district$27,332,872
Greenwood County School District 51School district$1,080,685
Greenwood County School District 52School district$32,638,591
Hampton County School District 2School district$829,172
Horry School DistrictSchool district$2,460,352
Jasper County School DistrictSchool district$20,241,000
Kershaw County School DistrictSchool district$30,851,000
Lancaster County School DistrictSchool district$66,478,908
Laurens County School District 55School district$12,381,899
Laurens County School District 56School district$5,715,225
Lee County School DistrictSchool district$1,213,257
Lexington County School District 1School district$93,639,546
Lexington County School District 2School district$50,800,349
Lexington County School District 3School district$1,176,469
Lexington County School District 4School district$3,505,776
Lexington County School District 5School district$8,989,070
Marion County School DistrictSchool district$2,535,000
Marlboro County School DistrictSchool district$8,511,751
Newberry County School DistrictSchool district$55,845,000
Oconee County School DistrictSchool district$28,200,693
Orangeburg Consolidated School DistrictSchool district$44,007,973
Pickens County School DistrictSchool district$7,198,000
Richland County School District 1School district$87,565,809
Richland County School District 2School district$51,131,051
Rock Hill School District 3School district$16,062,587
Spartanburg County School District 1School district$1,409,966
Spartanburg County School District 2School district$14,195,753
Spartanburg County School District 3School district$16,984,229
Spartanburg County School District 4School district$5,319,719
Spartanburg County School District 5School district$178,287,116
Spartanburg County School District 6School district$23,234,421
Spartanburg County School District 7School district$30,765,864
Sumter School DistrictSchool district$43,000,000
Union County School DistrictSchool district$21,326,147
Williamsburg County School DistrictSchool district$10,194,165
York School District 1School district$2,989,629
Colleton County Fire DepartmentSpecial district$322,954