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South Carolina 2017 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Total Revenue Lost: 
$466,255,279
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State-level programs

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Program Name Program Type Revenue Loss
(N/A - no disclosure) (N/A - no disclosure) not reported
Reimbursement of FILOT losses to county Economic development $70,879
Reimbursement of FILOT losses to county Economic development $47,073
Subsidy Reimbursements Economic development $224,252
Subsidy Reimbursements Economic development $444,116
Subsidy Reimbusement Economic development $37,017
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $823,337

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 South Carolina, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 41 out of 53 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 75 out of 81 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 SC. You can also get a CSV file of the localities in SC 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
Aiken County County $7,601,441
Anderson County County $9,785,519
Berkeley County County $5,110,172
Charleston County County $514,479
Colleton County County $205,132
Darlington County County $2,978,173
Dorchester County County $3,441,000
Fairfield County County $1,525,491
Florence County County $1,708,468
Georgetown County County $645,710
Greenville County County $8,536,000
Greenwood County County $13,604,300
Hampton County County $0
Horry County County $190,270
Jasper County County $7,082,094
Lancaster County County $664,166
Laurens County County $5,700,000
Lexington County County $10,820,475
Oconee County County $4,188,806
Pickens County County $228,382
Richland County County $2,795,058
Spartanburg County County $16,344,440
Sumter County County $3,800,000
York County County $3,629,071
Clemson Municipality $1,256,717
Columbia Municipality $529,698
Greenville Municipality $13,248,017
North Charleston Municipality $14,480,000
Rock Hill Municipality $5,999,567
Spartenburg Municipality $471,000
Walterboro Municipality $29,394
Abbeville County School District School district $45,207
Aiken County School District School district $25,562,690
Allendale County School District School district $0
Anderson County School District 1 School district $3,420,000
Anderson County School District 2 School district $674,000
Anderson County School District 5 School district $21,086,000
Bamberg School District 1 School district $115,396
Berkeley County School District School district $43,552,509
Calhoun County School District School district $1,465,000
Charleston County School District School district $25,347,694
Cherokee County School District 1 School district $4,742,178
Chester County School District School district $5,556,000
Chesterfield County School District School district $0
Clover School District 2 School district $410,000
Colleton County School District School district $268,473
Darlington County School District School district $4,911,663
Denmark-Olar School District 2 (Bamberg 2) School district $472,757
Dillon County School District 3 School district $489,354
Dorchester County School District 2 School district $4,672,000
Dorchester County School District 4 School district $3,858,724
Edgefield County School District School district $281,797
Fairfield County School District School district $1,667,084
Florence County School District 1 School district $12,433,340
Florence County School District 4 School district $1,193,000
Florence County School District 5 School district $7,874
Fort Mill School District 4 School district $5,078,802
Georgetown County School District School district $3,104,743
Greenville County School District School district $30,422,000
Greenwood County School District 50 School district $3,113,039
Greenwood County School District 52 School district $6,324,686
Hampton County School District 2 School district $138,241
Horry School District School district $493,414
Kershaw County School District School district $4,224,000
Lancaster County School District School district $5,420,596
Laurens County School District 55 School district $2,114,428
Laurens County School District 56 School district $826,393
Lee County School District School district $34,370
Lexington County School District 1 School district $15,988,475
Lexington County School District 2 School district $10,792,609
Lexington County School District 3 School district $118,386
Lexington County School District 4 School district $364,147
Lexington County School District 5 School district $815,724
Marlboro County School District School district $687,000
Newberry County School District School district $3,152,000
Oconee County School District School district $2,749,000
Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4 School district $420,000
Pickens County School District School district $1,758,000
Richland County School District 1 School district $13,087,617
Richland County School District 2 School district $9,002,747
Rock Hill School District 3 School district $443,221
Spartanburg County School District 1 School district $69,075
Spartanburg County School District 2 School district $1,517,418
Spartanburg County School District 3 School district $1,285,000
Spartanburg County School District 4 School district $56,082
Spartanburg County School District 5 School district $16,803,501
Spartanburg County School District 6 School district $2,594,361
Spartanburg County School District 7 School district $4,335,728
Sumter School District School district $6,900,000
Union County School District School district $1,607,792
York School District 1 School district $161,066
Colleton County Fire Department Special district $82,501
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $465,431,942