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Ohio 2017 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost: 
$435,608,399
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State-level programs

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Program Name Program Type Revenue Loss
Historic Preservation Credit Historic Preservation $34,695,000
Job Creation Credit Job Creation $113,355,000
Job Retention Credit Job Creation $54,251,000
Motion Picture Credit Economic development $18,957,000
New Markets Tax Credit Economic development $4,359,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $225,617,000

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 Ohio, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 78 out of 123 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 252 out of 580 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 OH. You can also get a CSV file of the localities in OH 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
Bedford Municipality $33,514
Cincinnati Municipality $22,485,000
Cleveland Municipality $4,002,000
Columbus Municipality $48,297,000
Oakwood Municipality $101,479
Reynoldsburg Municipality $75,827
Toledo Municipality $5,658,000
Amanda-Clearcreek Local School District School district $5,990
Anthony Wayne Local School District School district $92,466
Ashtabula Area City School District School district $45,250
Aurora City School District School district $439,294
Austintown Local School District School district $30,457
Avon Local School District School district $1,202,158
Barberton City School District School district $121,327
Batavia Local School District School district $442,536
Bedford City School District School district $494,379
Bellaire Local School District School district $0
Berkshire Local School District School district $0
Bowling Green City School District School district $457,848
Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District School district $41,903
Bryan City School District School district $202,824
Buckeye Joint Vocational School District School district $28,035
Buckeye Local School District (Ashtabula) School district $879
Cambridge City School District School district $52,508
Campbell City School District School district $24,402
Canal Winchester Local School District School district $516,521
Canton Local School District School district $280,588
Cardinal Local School District School district $81,635
Centerville City School District School district $148,834
Champion Local School District School district $9,622
Cincinnati Public School District School district $18,350,966
Clark-Shawnee Local School District School district $109,145
Claymont City School District School district $18,346
Clear Fork Valley Local School District School district $10,471
Cleveland Municipal School District School district $34,246,606
Clinton-Massie Local School District School district $6,669
Cloverleaf Local School District School district $213,880
Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District School district $438,660
Columbus City School District School district $2,633,141
Conneaut Area City School District School district $0
Crestview Local School District (Richland) School district $16,518
Deer Park Community City School District School district $3,082
Delaware City School District School district $480,081
Dover City School District School district $31,459
Dublin City School District School district $0
East Muskingum Local School District School district $11,020
East Palestine City School District School district $0
Elgin Local School District School district $260,732
Elyria City School District School district $2,192,671
Euclid City School District School district $915,876
Fairfield City School District School district $413,890
Fairfield Union Local School District School district $8,361
Fairless Local School District School district $9,604
Field Local School District School district $257,762
Findlay City School District School district $129,430
Fostoria City School District School district $35,557
Franklin City School District School district $373,679
Fredericktown Local School District School district $39,154
Gahanna-Jefferson City School District School district $583,942
Galion City School District School district $35,684
Garaway Local School District School district $8,149
Garfield Heights City School District School district $1,273,230
Geneva Area City School District School district $19,693
Grand Valley Local School District School district $24,897
Groveport Madison Local School District School district $5,949,140
Hamilton Local School District School district $1,511,601
Hilliard City School District School district $0
Howland Local School District School district $45,777
Hubbard Exempted Village School District School district $3,930
Huber Heights City School District School district $193,577
Hudson City School District School district $118,587
Huron City School District School district $460,827
Ironton City School District School district $97,959
Jackson Local School District School district $27,471
Jefferson Area Local School District School district $14,193
Jonathan Alder Local School District School district $18,173
Kent City School District School district $163,187
Kenton City School District School district $79,861
Kettering City School District School district $358,726
Keystone Local School District School district $131,934
Labrae Local School District School district $6,494
Lakewood City School District School district $784,381
Lakewood Local School District School district $189,509
Lakota Local School District School district $62,574
Lakota Local School District (Butler) School district $356,020
Lancaster City School District School district $295,257
Lebanon City School District School district $181,283
Lexington Local School District School district $194,824
Liberty Local School District School district $12,100
Licking Heights Local School District School district $417,484
Licking Valley Local School District School district $118,936
Lisbon Exempted Village School District School district $5,441
London City School District School district $85,645
Lorain County Joint Voc School District School district $71,000
Louisville City School District School district $48,477
Mad River Local School District School district $76,164
Mansfield City School District School district $824,518
Marysville Exempted Village School District School district $194,385
Mason City School District School district $496,396
Maumee City School District School district $76,000
Mayfield City School District School district $162,926
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $209,991,399