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Virginia Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs

Total Revenue Lost$157,664,414

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State-level programs

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YearProgram NameProgram TypeGross Revenue Loss
2022Motion Picture Production Tax CreditFilm, TV, and/or media$4,500,000
2022Retail Sales and Use Tax Data Center ExemptionsTechnology (data center)$135,900,000
2022Retail Sales and Use Tax Entitlement to Tax Revenue from Tourism ProjectsTourism development$1,100,000

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 Jurisdiction sort iconJurisdiction TypeGross Revenue Loss
Henrico CountyCounty$1,593,689
City of Virginia BeachMunicipality$1,095,065
City of RoanokeMunicipality$2,876,131
City of NorfolkMunicipality$5,197,372
City of Newport NewsMunicipality$3,587,084
Chesterfield CountyCounty$1,815,073