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Ohio 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost: 
$474,295,578
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State-level programs

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Program Name Program Type Revenue Loss
Historic Preservation Tax Credit Historic preservation $33,797,000
Job Creation Credit (including Computer Data Center Tax Abatement) Job creation $177,378,000
Job Retention Credit Job retention $56,039,000
Motion Picture Tax Credit Film production $14,050,000
New Markets Tax Credit Capital investment $6,744,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $288,008,000

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
Cincinnati Municipality $9,578,000
Columbus Municipality $18,570,000
Ada Exempted Village School District School district $21,608
Akron City School District School district $248,211
Amanda-Clearcreek Local School District School district $5,979
Anna Local School District School district $13,756
Anthony Wayne Local School District School district $142,803
Archbold-Area Local School District School district $106,085
Ashland City School District School district $386,460
Ashtabula Area City School District School district $75,316
Aurora City School District School district $1,011,134
Austintown Local School District School district $354,700
Avon Lake City School District School district $250,000
Avon Local School District School district $1,060,393
Barberton City School District School district $116,382
Batavia Local School District School district $474,346
Bath Local School District School district $213,522
Beachwood City School District School district $0
Bedford City School District School district $659,102
Bellaire Local School District School district $15,036
Bellefontaine City School District School district $5,320
Benjamin Logan Local School District School district $205,574
Berkshire Local School District School district $0
Bethel Local School District School district $99,989
Bloom-Carroll Local School District School district $5,818
Bluffton Exempted Village School District School district $5,612
Boardman Local School District School district $0
Botkins Local School District School district $21,326
Bowling Green City School District School district $482,643
Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District School district $23,500
Brookville Local School District School district $679,740
Bryan City School District School district $218,378
Buckeye Local School District (Ashtabula) School district $879
Cambridge City School District School district $39,758
Canal Winchester Local School District School district $582,813
Canton Local School District School district $275,686
Cardinal Local School District School district $94,070
Carey Exempted Village School District School district $95,277
Celina City School District School district $292,483
Centerville City School District School district $142,320
Central Local School District School district $0
Champion Local School District School district $10,518
Chippewa Local School District School district $1,000
Cincinnati Public School District School district $9,000,000
Clark-Shawnee Local School District School district $75,323
Clear Fork Valley Local School District School district $15,184
Cleveland Municipal School District School district $34,685,527
Clinton-Massie Local School District School district $14,051
Cloverleaf Local School District School district $198,350
Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District School district $388,851
Coldwater Exempted Village School District School district $0
Columbiana Exempted Village School District School district $4,497
Columbus City School District School district $5,773,670
Conneaut Area City School District School district $0
Continental Local School District School district $22,739
Coshocton City School District School district $386,741
Crestview Local School District (Richland) School district $19,019
Cuyahoga Falls City School District School district $524,607
Dayton City School District School district $1,290,481
Deer Park Community City School District School district $1,716
Defiance City School District School district $120,551
Delphos City School District School district $139,454
Dover City School District School district $103,164
Dublin City School District School district $0
East Cleveland City School District School district $170,072
East Muskingum Local School District School district $41,511
East Palestine City School District School district $0
Edgerton Local School District School district $6,555
Edison Local School District (Erie) School district $122,019
Edon Northwest Local School District School district $0
Elgin Local School District School district $252,957
Elyria City School District School district $219,318
Euclid City School District School district $993,982
Fairbanks Local School District School district $20,603
Fairborn City School District School district $99,658
Fairfield City School District School district $631,344
Fairfield Union Local School District School district $8,165
Fairless Local School District School district $19,185
Fairview Park City School District School district $543,363
Fayette Local School District School district $3,592
Field Local School District School district $0
Findlay City School District School district $691,091
Fort Frye Local School District School district $12,120
Fort Recovery Local School District School district $57,526
Fostoria City School District School district $33,182
Franklin City School District School district $360,438
Fredericktown Local School District School district $30,694
Gahanna-Jefferson City School District School district $849,279
Galion City School District School district $36,770
Garaway Local School District School district $30,944
Geneva Area City School District School district $565
Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District School district $13,685
Grand Valley Local School District School district $15,021
Grandview Heights School District School district $1,832,740
Granville Exempted Village School District School district $3,026
Groveport Madison Local School District School district $9,328,580
Hamilton Local School District School district $1,680,422
Heath City School District School district $443,142
Highland Local School District (Medina) School district $209,100
Hilliard City School District School district $1,131,672
Howland Local School District School district $3,369
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $186,287,578