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State Tax Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs 2020

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CAUTION: Due to the uneven disclosure rates among local governments and unfeasibility of complete data collection, the local revenue loss in this table does NOT represent the revenue foregone by all localities in a state and is thus NOT comparable across states. Click on each state for more details.

COLUMN DESCRIPTION:
Revenue loss reported by the state: foregone revenue at the state level, as reported by state governments
Revenue loss reported by select localities: foregone revenue at the local level, as reported by local governments
Number of reporting localities in record: the number of localities we have reviewed and included in the tabulation for "Revenue loss reported by select localities"
Total revenue loss tabulated so far: the sum of state-level revenue loss and local-level revenue loss tabulated so far

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017

State name Revenue loss reported by the state Revenue loss reported by select localities Number of reporting localities currently in recordsort icon Total revenue loss tabulated so far
California   $45,623,604 23 $45,623,604
Michigan $652,900,000 $62,633,226 20 $715,533,226
Arizona   $24,196,562 14 $24,196,562
Florida $775,783,000 $6,073,104 13 $781,856,104
Iowa   $18,052,344 11 $18,052,344
Connecticut $180,602,907 $50,908,246 10 $231,511,153
Alabama $139,154,000 $43,497,674 9 $182,651,674
Georgia   $91,366,190 8 $91,366,190
Nevada   $15,495,278 5 $15,495,278
Oregon $16,900,000 $72,849,867 5 $89,749,867
Missouri $427,812,000 $112,473,589 5 $540,285,589
New York $1,221,000,000 $3,967,564,974 4 $5,188,564,974
South Carolina   $18,842,381 4 $18,842,381
Massachusetts $95,742,000 $87,833,287 4 $183,575,287
New Mexico   $1,596,359 3 $1,596,359
Rhode Island $52,298,000 $23,016,483 3 $75,314,483
Tennessee $224,140,000 $41,411,292 3 $265,551,292
Texas $1,152,670,000 $39,263,489 3 $1,191,933,489
Virginia $117,700,000 $9,621,364 3 $127,321,364
Idaho $7,949,697 $21,660 3 $7,971,357
Illinois   $14,432,238 3 $14,432,238
Maryland $34,261,000 $29,478,380 2 $63,739,380
Montana $6,476,000 $29,739 2 $6,505,739
Kentucky $130,150,000 $10,537,115 2 $140,687,115
New Hampshire $1,619,000 $287,920 2 $1,906,920
Delaware $20,367,000 $1,542,148 2 $21,909,148
Oklahoma $121,253,000 $4,921,000 2 $126,174,000
Arkansas $65,545,000 $1,313,760 1 $66,858,760
Pennsylvania $474,700,000 $202,892,168 1 $677,592,168
Alaska   $375,046 1 $375,046
New Jersey $396,265,000 $29,796,191 1 $426,061,191
Louisiana $493,604,653 $1,514,754 1 $495,119,407
Maine $28,916,475 $4,063,703 1 $32,980,178
Hawaii   $31,157,000 1 $31,157,000
Indiana $184,775,498   0 $184,775,498
Ohio $310,113,000   0 $310,113,000
Kansas $58,900,000   0 $58,900,000
Colorado $144,889,400   0 $144,889,400
District of Columbia $11,918,000   0 $11,918,000
Wyoming     0 $0
West Virginia     0 $0
Wisconsin $141,900,000   0 $141,900,000
Washington $271,590,000   0 $271,590,000
Vermont $55,908,589   0 $55,908,589
Minnesota $3,885,000   0 $3,885,000
Utah $23,316,000   0 $23,316,000
Mississippi $29,845,000   0 $29,845,000
South Dakota $19,300,000   0 $19,300,000
North Carolina $43,460,000   0 $43,460,000
North Dakota     0 $0
Nebraska $256,496,000   0 $256,496,000
TABULATED TOTAL $8,394,105,219 $5,064,682,135 $13,458,787,354
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