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Virginia 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2019 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$102,384,091

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 VA 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
Motion Picture Production Tax Credit Film production $0
Retail Sales and Use Tax Data Center Exemptions Data centers $92,200,000
TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL $92,200,000

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
Newport News Municipality $1,787,007
Norfolk Municipality $6,625,502
Virginia Beach Municipality $1,771,582
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL $10,184,091

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 Virginia, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:

Cities/counties: 55 out of 241 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.

School districts: 0 out of 6 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.