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South Carolina Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost$2,275,928,451

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2017Reimbursement of FILOT losses to countyGeneral Economic Development$47,073
2017Reimbursement of FILOT losses to countyGeneral Economic Development$70,879
2017Subsidy ReimbursementsGeneral Economic Development$224,252
2017Subsidy ReimbursementsGeneral Economic Development$444,116
2017Subsidy ReimbusementGeneral Economic Development$37,017
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL$823,337

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$20,817,895
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
ClemsonMunicipality$1,256,717
ColumbiaMunicipality$7,310,549
GreenvilleMunicipality$6,613,000
Mount PleasantMunicipality$135,000
North CharlestonMunicipality$75,494,088
Rock HillMunicipality$14,124,408
SpartenburgMunicipality$471,000
WalterboroMunicipality$29,394
Abbeville County School DistrictSchool district$119,143
Aiken County School DistrictSchool district$121,926,104
Allendale County School DistrictSchool district$0
Anderson County School District 1School district$43,616,000
Anderson County School District 2School district$2,965,000
Anderson County School District 3School district$9,032,383
Anderson County School District 4School district$13,403,745
Anderson County School District 5School district$104,966,000
Bamberg School District 1School district$995,818
Barnwell School District 19School district$774,536
Barnwell School District 45School district$17,178,695
Berkeley County School DistrictSchool district$303,377,681
Calhoun County School DistrictSchool district$10,708,000
Charleston County School DistrictSchool district$145,939,601
Cherokee County School District 1School district$21,001,047
Chester County School DistrictSchool district$56,018,000
Chesterfield County School DistrictSchool district$12,459,188
Clover School District 2School district$2,219,000
Colleton County School DistrictSchool district$926,041
Darlington County School DistrictSchool district$16,615,433
Denmark-Olar School District 2 (Bamberg 2)School district$1,194,866
Dillon County School District 3School district$3,071,986
Dillon County School District 4School district$3,836,026
Dorchester County School District 2School district$23,891,000
Dorchester County School District 4School district$29,470,587
Edgefield County School DistrictSchool district$1,144,425
Fairfield County School DistrictSchool district$3,816,498
Florence County School District 1School district$43,777,004
Florence County School District 3School district$2,579,702
Florence County School District 4School district$3,136,000
Florence County School District 5School district$87,134
Fort Mill School District 4School district$36,518,511
Georgetown County School DistrictSchool district$8,514,231
Greenville County School DistrictSchool district$196,484,000
Greenwood County School District 50School district$27,332,872
Greenwood County School District 51School district$1,080,685
Greenwood County School District 52School district$25,759,152
Hampton County School District 2School district$690,931
Horry School DistrictSchool district$1,750,413
Jasper County School DistrictSchool district$15,497,000
Kershaw County School DistrictSchool district$21,333,000
Lancaster County School DistrictSchool district$44,501,878
Laurens County School District 55School district$8,842,173
Laurens County School District 56School district$3,881,063
Lee County School DistrictSchool district$1,144,116
Lexington County School District 1School district$65,222,168
Lexington County School District 2School district$37,654,609
Lexington County School District 3School district$724,340
Lexington County School District 4School district$1,775,012
Lexington County School District 5School district$6,547,407
Marion County School DistrictSchool district$1,484,000
Marlboro County School DistrictSchool district$6,997,751
Newberry County School DistrictSchool district$40,034,000
Oconee County School DistrictSchool district$12,465,224
Orangeburg Consolidated School District 3School district$27,060,649
Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4School district$844,000
Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5School district$7,618,324
Pickens County School DistrictSchool district$4,951,000
Richland County School District 1School district$57,323,436
Richland County School District 2School district$41,165,352
Rock Hill School District 3School district$12,421,748
Spartanburg County School District 1School district$1,011,409
Spartanburg County School District 2School district$8,829,172
Spartanburg County School District 3School district$11,019,000
Spartanburg County School District 4School district$1,317,295
Spartanburg County School District 5School district$105,179,390
Spartanburg County School District 6School district$16,416,235
Spartanburg County School District 7School district$22,096,707
Sumter School DistrictSchool district$30,400,000
Union County School DistrictSchool district$5,221,005
TABULATED JURISDICTION TOTAL$2,275,105,114