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Maine 2017 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2017 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$45,960,615

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 ME 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
Employment Tax Increment Financing Job Creation $13,326,078
New Markets Capital Investment Tax Credit Economic development $14,096,632
Pine Tree Development Zone Tax Credits Economic development $3,510,745
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $30,933,455

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 Typesort icon Gross Revenue Loss
Auburn Municipality $966,458
Bangor Municipality $3,619,219
Biddeford Municipality $1,195,281
Brewer Municipality $1,593,257
Burlington Municipality $690,774
Gorham Municipality $439,130
Lewiston Municipality $1,774,889
Portland Municipality $1,008,079
South Portland Municipality $2,469,739
Westbrook Municipality $1,156,155
Winslow Municipality $114,179
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $15,027,160

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 Maine, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 20 out of 37 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 2 out of 53 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.