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Tennessee 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2019 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$263,507,038

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 TN 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
Community Investment Program Affordable housing $39,764,000
Data Center Program Data centers not reported
Headquarters and Other Qualified Facilities Program Job creation $3,469,000
Industrial Machinery Program Machinery/equipment $50,905,000
Job Creation Program Job creation $95,113,000
Small and Rural Development Opportunities Credit Program Rural development $1,416,000
Warehouse or Distribution Facility Program E-commerce not reported
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $190,667,000

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
Chattanooga Municipality $14,810,532
Clarksville Municipality $174,874
Knoxville Municipality $5,227,210
Memphis Municipality $35,062,000
Nashville Municipality $17,565,422
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $72,840,038

Local government reporting rate

We estimated the reporting rate among local governments for each state using 2018 data. This is to gauge how much data is available in that state.

For Tennessee, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 17 out of 138 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 0 out of 26 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.