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Wisconsin 2019 Revenue Lost to Tax Abatement Programs


Population in 2019 : not available
Total Revenue Lost: 
$130,400,000

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.

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State-level programs

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.

Reporting Jurisdiction Jurisdiction Type Gross Revenue Loss
 
TABULATED LOCALITY AND DISTRICT TOTAL  

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 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.