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Illinois 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost: 
$438,341,802
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State-level programs

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Program Name Program Type Revenue Loss
Angel Investment Credit Program Capital investment $5,200,000
Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) Economic development $155,200,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $160,400,000

Tabulated localities and districts

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

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 Illinois, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 176 out of 1367 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 68 out of 682 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

Concerned about the lack of disclosure? Check out the roadmap on GASB 77 compliance we created for IL. You can also get a CSV file of the localities in IL that did not make any tax abatement disclosures in their annual financial reports.

Local government / school district financial audits are posted here.

Reporting Jurisdiction Jurisdiction Type Gross Revenue Loss
Alsip Municipality $255,853
Alton Municipality $211,000
Arlington Heights Municipality $485,763
Aurora Municipality $0
Bedford Park Municipality $5,693,972
Belleville Municipality $0
Bellwood Municipality $695,916
Bridgeview Municipality $1,617,782
Buffalo Grove Municipality $2,504,524
Calumet City Municipality $134,000
Carpentersville Municipality $0
Charleston Municipality $7,452
Chicago Municipality $139,600,000
Chicago Ridge Municipality $323,443
Crystal Lake Municipality $294,952
Danville Municipality $286,893
Decatur Municipality $2,098,414
Dekalb Municipality $127,712
Des Plaines Municipality $6,603,719
Dixon Municipality $78,944
East Moline Municipality $16,757
East Peoria Municipality $1,676,652
Edwardsville Municipality $845,801
Effingham Municipality $353,038
Elgin Municipality $612,579
Elmhurst Municipality $778,878
Forest Park Municipality $52,400
Franklin Park Municipality $939,777
Galesburg Municipality $687,912
Glenview Municipality $2,938,548
Hanover Park Municipality $2,913,549
Highland Municipality $61,627
Highland Park Municipality $478,235
Hillside Municipality $910,611
Hoffman Estates Municipality $933,397
Homewood Municipality $338,094
Joliet Municipality $775,420
Kankakee Municipality $857,584
Lake Zurich Municipality $667,904
Litchfield Municipality $73,347
Lombard Municipality $1,010,818
Marion Municipality $1,947,396
Markham Municipality $29,148
Maryville Municipality $20,643
Matteson Municipality $2,341,308
Mattoon Municipality $65,305
Moline Municipality $1,320,523
Mount Vernon Municipality $0
Oak Brook Municipality $460,980
Oak Forest Municipality $166,049
Oak Lawn Municipality $728,225
Palatine Municipality $1,017,922
Paris Municipality $98,306
Quincy Municipality $828,771
Rochelle Municipality $51,165
Rock Island Municipality $2,369,356
Romeoville Municipality $3,955,188
Roselle Municipality $119,060
Schaumburg Municipality $13,208,225
South Holland Municipality $1,811,816
Springfield Municipality $1,586
St. Charles Municipality $644,590
Urbana Municipality $918,480
Villa Park Municipality $196,265
Wheeling Municipality $439,760
Wood River Municipality $536,067
Alton Community Unit School District 11 School district $117,465
Ashton-Franklin Center Community Unit School District 275 School district $59,935
Benton CCSD 47 School district $888
Bloomington School District 87 School district $53,754
Bradley School District 61 School district $53,300
Bremen Community High School District 228 School district $3,600,000
Brookwood School District 167 School district $0
Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340 School district $16,100
Canton Union School District 66 School district $0
Carbondale Elementary School District 95 School district $366,597
Central A & M Community Unit District 21 School district $94,035
Chicago Public Schools School district $32,800,000
Coal City Community Unit School District 1 School district $0
Collinsville Community Unit School District 10 School district $0
Community High School District 99 School district $0
Community Unit School District 200 School district $396,000
County Of Winnebago School District 320 School district $65,035
Danville Community Consolidated School District 118 School district $877,691
Deer Creek-Mackinaw Community Unit School District 701 School district $220,033
Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 School district $793,720
Downers Grove GSchool District 58 School district $0
East Peoria Community High School District 309 School district $1,318,965
Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 School district $724,000
Fieldcrest Community Unit School District 6 School district $226,286
Flossmoor School District 161 School district $0
Granite City Community Unit School District 9 School district $1,600,000
Hazel Crest School District 152-5 School district $0
Homewood Flossmoor Community High School District 233 School district $2,032,000
Homewood School District 153 School district $0
Hononegah Community High School District 207 School district $28,731
Kankakee School District 111 School district $497,000
Litchfield Community Unit School District 12 School district $123,038
Mahomet-Seymour Community Unit School District 3 School district $0
Manteno Community Unit School District 5 School district $787,000
Mascoutah Community Unit District 19 School district $0
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $277,941,802