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Illinois 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost: 
$226,122,401
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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
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
Mclean County Unit School District 5 School district $95,963
Minooka Community High School District 111 School district $307,069
Moline-Coal Valley Community Unit School District 40 School district $2,700,000
Momence Community Unit School District 1 School district $170,000
Morris Community High School District 101 School district $282,919
Morton Community Unit School District 709 School district $102,227
Morton Grove School District 70 School district $237,000
Mount Vernon School District 80 School district $354,060
North Boone Community Unit School District 200 School district $1,001,566
Orangeville Community Unit School District 203 School district $85,410
Paris-Union School District 95 School district $269,165
Park Forest School District 163 School district $578,000
Pontiac CCSD No 429 School district $40,500
Prairie Hill Community Consolidated School District 133 School district $45,441
Princeton High School District 500 School district $58,600
Rich Township High School District 227 School district $463,468
Rock Island School District 41 School district $4,731,332
Rockridge Community Unit School District 300 School district $68,663
Sandridge School District 172 School district $0
Saratoga Community Consolidated School District 60C School district $641,052
Schiller Park School District 81 School district $1,231,000
Sherrard Community Unit School District 200 School district $121,000
South Holland School District 150 School district $0
Steger School District 194 School district $0
Sunnybrook School District 171 School district $0
Thornton School District 154 School district $0
Tri City Community Unit School District 1 School district $295,444
United Township High School District 30 School district $774,139
Waterloo Community Unit School District 5 School district $0
West Aurora School District 129 School district $64,503
Wilmington Community Unit School District 209U School district $309,307
Zeigler-Royalton Community Unit School District 188 School district $3,843,000
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $65,722,401