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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

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