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Missouri 2018 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2018 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$556,471,000

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 MO 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
Amateur Sports Ticket Sales Tax Credit Sporting event bidding $1,276,000
Brownfield Remediation Redevelopment/revitalization/renewal $3,160,000
Business Facility Tax Credit Job creation/retention; capital investment $6,330,000
Business Use Incentives for Large-Scale Development Infrastructure $9,818,000
Chapter 100 Personal Property Tax Exemption Business incentive $268,000
Data Center Sales Tax Exemption Technology (DC) not reported
Development Tax Credit Job creation/retention $542,000
Distressed Areas Land Assemblage Redevelopment/revitalization/renewal $68,000
Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EZ) Economic development (EZ) $5,569,000
Historic Preservation Tax Credit Historic preservation $56,483,000
Missouri Low Income Housing Tax Credit Affordable housing $169,139,000
Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act Manufacturing $15,638,000
Missouri Quality Jobs Job creation/retention $68,229,000
Missouri Works - Business Incentives Job creation/retention $56,399,000
Missouri Works Job Retention Training Workforce development $3,521,000
Missouri Works New Jobs Training Workforce development $5,600,000
Neighborhood Preservation Tax Credit Construction/rehabilitation $3,293,000
Rebuilding Communities Tax Credit Community development $359,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $405,692,000

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
Jackson County, Missouri County $12,550,321
St. Louis County, Missouri County $1,732,860
Kansas City Municipality $100,957,000
St. Louis Municipality $6,286,000
Kansas City Schools School district $26,768,000
Kansas City Public Library Special district $2,484,819
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $150,779,000

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 Missouri, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 34 out of 68 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 97 out of 206 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.