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Virginia Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost$100,018,255

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2018Motion Picture Production Tax CreditFilm, TV, and/or media$6,100,000
2018Retail Sales and Use Tax Data Center ExemptionsTechnology (data center)$79,200,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL$85,300,000

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
Chesterfield CountyCounty$1,619,691
Henrico CountyCounty$229,117
City of Newport NewsMunicipality$1,531,500
City of NorfolkMunicipality$9,588,326
City of Virginia BeachMunicipality$1,749,621
TABULATED JURISDICTION TOTAL$14,718,255