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Michigan 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2019 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$800,848,873

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 MI 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
Brownfield Redevelopment Credit Program Revitalization $22,300,000
Brownfield Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Program Economic development (TIF) $5,600,000
Farmland Preservation Credit - Corporate and Non-Corporate Program Preservation of open space, farmland, and forestland $49,000,000
Historic Preservation Credit Program Historic preservation $3,200,000
MEGA Employment Credit Program Job creation $510,400,000
MEGA Poly-Silicon Energy Cost Credit Program Technology not reported
Renaissance Zone Credit - Development Program Economic development (EZ) $48,000,000
Renaissance Zone Property Tax Exemption Program Economic development (EZ) $4,200,000
State Essential Services Assessment Exemption Manufacturing $4,200,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $646,900,000

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
Ann Arbor Municipality $571,152
Detroit Municipality $20,589,824
Grand Rapids Municipality $2,766,607
Sterling Heights Municipality $813,377
Warren Municipality $3,295,502
Adrian Public Schools School district $14,332
Akron-Fairgrove Schools School district $6,676
Algonac Community Schools School district $0
Allegan Public Schools School district $315,365
Allendale Public Schools School district $295,300
Alma Public Schools School district $242,000
Almont Community Schools School district $161,451
Alpena Public Schools School district $55,344
Anchor Bay School District School district $0
Ann Arbor Public Schools School district $156,000
Armada Area Schools School district $0
Ashley Community Schools School district $19,402
Athens Area Schools School district $0
Atherton Community Schools School district $0
Atlanta Community Schools School district $0
Autrain-Onota Public Schools School district $0
Avondale School District School district $538,054
Bad Axe Public Schools School district $5,871
Baldwin Community Schools School district $0
Bangor Public Schools School district $59,485
Bangor Township Schools School district $11,591
Baraga Area Schools School district $0
Bath Community Schools School district $0
Battle Creek Public Schools School district $1,451,156
Bay City Public Schools School district $843,420
Beal City Public Schools School district $0
Beaverton Rural Schools School district $0
Beecher Community School District School district $0
Belding Area Schools School district $85,557
Bellevue Community Schools School district $0
Bendle Public Schools School district $0
Bentley Community School District School district $0
Benton Harbor Area Schools School district $256,378
Berlin Township School District #3 School district $0
Berrien Springs Public Schools School district $0
Big Burning School School district $0
Birmingham Public Schools School district $420,000
Bloomingdale School District 16 School district $0
Bois Blanc Pines School District School district $0
Boyne City Public Schools School district $78,197
Boyne Falls Public School District School district $5,536
Brandywine Community Schools School district $4,591
Breckenridge Community Schools School district $11,291
Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District School district $23,912
Bridgman Public Schools School district $2,374
Brighton Area Schools School district $126,539
Brimley Area Schools School district $0
Bronson Community Schools School district $0
Brown City Community Schools School district $1,989
Buchanan Community Schools School district $85,455
Buckley Community Schools School district $11,587
Burt School District Township School district $0
Byron Area Schools School district $0
Byron Center Public Schools School district $207,246
Cadillac Area Public Schools School district $96,659
Caledonia Community Schools School district $138,419
Camden-Frontier School School district $0
Capac Community Schools School district $0
Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools School district $74,792
Caro Community Schools School district $2,828
Carson City-Crystal Area Schools School district $0
Carsonville-Port Sanilac Schools School district $0
Caseville Public Schools School district $0
Cass City Public Schools School district $29,382
Cassopolis Public Schools School district $63,973
Cedar Springs Public Schools School district $106,333
Center Line Public Schools School district $248,000
Central Lake Public Schools School district $2,000
Charlevoix Public Schools School district $101,582
Charlotte Public Schools School district $0
Cheboygan Area Schools School district $0
Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle ESD School district $0
Chelsea School District School district $32,000
Chesaning Union Schools School district $0
Chippewa Hills School District School district $1,049
Chippewa Valley Schools School district $191,158
Church School District School district $0
City of Coleman Michigan School district $0
Clare Public Schools School district $13,718
Clarkston Community Schools School district $40,420
Clawson Public Schools School district $0
Clintondale Community Schools School district $2,444
Clio Area Schools School district $0
Coldwater Community Schools School district $1,233,569
Coleman Community Schools School district $0
Coloma Community Schools School district $93,184
Colon Community School District School district $55,680
Comstock Park Public Schools School district $67,603
Comstock Public Schools School district $694,776
Concord Community Schools School district $0
Constantine Public Schools School district $144,581
Coopersville Area Public Schools School district $752,504
Corunna Public Schools School district $15,835
Crawford Ausable School District School district $0
Croswell-Lexington Community Schools School district $22,520
Davison Community Schools School district $95,828
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $153,948,873

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 Michigan, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 506 out of 1483 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 300 out of 394 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.