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Wisconsin 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs
Population in 2019 : not available
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 WI that did not make any tax abatement disclosures in their annual financial reports.
Click on the name of a program for more details.
|Program Name||Program Type||Revenue Loss|
|Business Development Credit (also includes the Economic Development and Jobs Tax Credit programs)||Job creation; capital investment||$24,800,000|
|Development Opportunity Zone Tax Credit||Business expansion||$700,000|
|Electronics and Information Technology Manufacturing Zone Tax Credit||Job creation (Foxconn)||not reported|
|Enterprise Zone Tax Credit||Economic development (EZ)||$67,800,000|
|Historical Homeowners Tax Credit||Historic preservation||$1,300,000|
|Historical Preservation Tax Credit||Historic preservation||$27,400,000|
|Low Income Housing Tax Credit||Affordable housing||not reported|
|Qualified New Business Venture||Research and development||$8,400,000|
|TABULATED STATE-LEVEL TOTAL||$130,400,000|
Tabulated localities and districts
Click on the name of jurisdiction for a list of tax abatement programs that reduced its tax revenue.
Local government reporting rate
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 Wisconsin, the estimated reporting rate is as follows:
Cities/counties: 16 out of 105 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.
School districts: 8 out of 207 CAFRs or financial statements we examined provided information on tax abatement programs in accordance with GASB Statement No.77.