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Georgia 2018 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2018 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$48,108,189

Concerned about the lack of disclosure? We have created institutional schematics for the implementation of GASB Statement No. 77 on Tax Abatement Disclosures in the 50 states and DC: Learn who's in charge of compliance in our ROADMAP PROJECT. You can also get a CSV file of the localities in GA that did not make any tax abatement disclosures in their annual financial reports.

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State-level programs

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Program Name Program Type Revenue Loss
Competitive Project of Regional Significance Business incentive not reported
Mega Project Tax Credit Job creation/retention not reported
Tourism Development Act Tourism not reported
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $0

Tabulated localities and districts

Click on the name of jurisdiction for a list of tax abatement programs that reduced its tax revenue.

Reporting Jurisdiction Jurisdiction Type Gross Revenue Loss
Cobb County, Georgia County $1,615,517
DeKalb County, Georgia County $4,058,126
Fulton County, Georgia County $11,121,000
Gwinnett County, Georgia County $1,158,229
Atlanta Municipality $4,523,000
Atlanta Independent Schools School district $13,594,655
Bacon County Board Of Education School district $14,596
Barrow County Board Of Education School district $312,217
Bartow County Board Of Education School district $3,614,716
Bibb County School District School district $6,459,179
Board Of Education Of The Marietta School district $684,350
Bryan County Board Of Education School district $952,604
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $48,108,189

Local government reporting rate

We estimated the reporting rate among local governments for each state using 2018 and 2019 data. This is to gauge how much data is available in that state.

For Georgia, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 47 out of 89 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 93 out of 171 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.