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MN 2017 Tax Increment Financing Legislative ReportMembers only Login
This audit, produced by Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto, details the impacts of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in the State of Minnesota during the 2017 calendar year.
Arvada: Tax Increment Financing in ActionMembers only Login
Tax increment financing is a flexible and creative financing tool that can support development projects throughout Colorado. The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority shares their successes of using TIF for a number of different projects including housing,...
Improving TIF Transparency and Accountability in Michigan
This report from Michigan State University seeks to contribute to the current policy discussion on TIF reform by developing the blueprint for a comprehensive, state-level database on the scale, scope and structure of TIF activities in Michigan.
Underwriting for Tax-Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Anita Morrison of Partners for Economic Solutions details the underwriting and deal-making aspects of tax increment financing structures.
CDFA TIF State-By-State Report 2015
The CDFA 2015 TIF State-By-State Report is a detailed review of the current state statutes and related regulations governing the use of tax increment financing tools throughout the country. This information has been collected by CDFA with the help...
TIF Underwriting and Deal-Making: Financing Gap Analysis and Deal TermsMembers only Login
This presentation by Tony Smith of SB Friedman explains the intricacies of TIF underwriting and deal making, including information on closing the financing gap and other deal terms.
Underwriting for Tax-Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Anita Morrison of Partners for Economic Solutions details the underwriting and deal-making aspects of tax increment financing structures.
The Effect of Tax Increment Financing on Spillovers and School District RevenueMembers only Login
This study addresses a question related to TIF effects on non-TIF district property value within a school district. The question is explored by developing a theoretical model that describes the relationship between TIF and school finance and...
2014 Cook County TIF Revenue ReportMembers only Login
Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office conducted a first-ever analysis of Chicago TIFs expected to expire between 2015 and 2024. The review revealed 71 TIFs would reach their 23-year lifespan in the next decade.
Tax Increment FinanceMembers only Login
Ty Myrick, Analyst with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accountants, details the basic process and key players regarding the use of Tax Increment Finance (TIF) in Texas.
The Use of TIF in NebraskaMembers only Login
The Platte Institute for Economic Research released this policy study on the use of TIF in Nebraska. The study covers general concepts, trends, cases studies from various size cities, economic analysis, and recommendations.
Some Economic Effects of Tax Increment Financing in IndianaMembers only Login
This study from Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research examines tax increment financing and its impact on Indiana counties from 2003-2012.
Gainesville-Hall County 2015 Economic Development ReportMembers only Login
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce released a report detailing the economic development accomplishments of Gainesville-Hall County, Georgia.
TIF History & Performance Report 2011Members only Login
A report on Wichita’s tax increment financing districts indicates that each district is expected to repay every bond issued for public improvements on time.
Tax Increment Financing in MissouriMembers only Login
The 2013 Tax Increment Financing Report summarizes Missouri TIF projects and financial data. The Missouri Department of Revenue generated the report by obtaining reports submitted by the authorizing municipalities.
Beaufort Co., SC Municipalities Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIF)
This resource provides a list of the TIF districts in Beaufort County along with details and the supporting documents on file for each TIF districts.
TIF Underwriting and Deal-Making: Financing Gap Analysis and Deal TermsMembers only Login
This presentation by Tony Smith of SB Friedman explains the intricacies of TIF underwriting and deal making, including information on closing the financing gap and other deal terms.
Underwriting for Tax-Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Anita Morrison of Partners for Economic Solutions details the underwriting and deal-making aspects of tax increment financing structures.
Why No State Reports on the TIF Program in PAMembers only Login
Allegheny Institute for Public Policy wrote this paper on the PA's state staute that calls for a report to determine if TIF is was working, The law required a comprehensive report to be made to the Governor and the General Assembly every two years...
Influences on the Size of TIF Districts in TexasMembers only Login
This research found that the county unemployment rate in the year of TIF adoption and neighboring TIF-adopters (i.e. competitive adoption) had a positive effect on TIF size. Path dependency had a negative effect on the size of TIF districts...
City of Berlin, WI TIF Feasibility StudyMembers only Login
This feasibility study lays out a guide for the City of Berlin to follow to ensure the TIF district yields consistent revenues for funding future projects.
The Most Popular Tool: TIF & the Political Economy of Local GovernmentMembers only Login
This article by Richard Briffault focuses not on the pros and cons of TIF, but on why TIF has become so widespread and what the debate about TIF tells us about the American local government system.
PGAV - Arnold Commons Bond Revenue StudyMembers only Login
PGAV Planners produced this concise case study highlighting the Arnold Commons project in Arnold, Missouri. PGAV shares project details primarily focused on the tax increment financing elements of the project.
Tax Increment Financing Trends in Southern Maine 2001-2011Members only Login
Kevin Price with the University of Southern Maine identifies and presents major trends in municipal TIF practices in Southern Maine and how policies governing TIFs are affecting the overall performance, compliance, frequency of use and more.
Understanding Tax Increment Finance - NLC Conference 2014
Toby Rittner with CDFA breaks down tax increment financing (TIF), the process of creating TIF districts, special assessments and districts, the tool's ability to catalyze investment, best practices when implementing TIF, and much more.
TIF: Need for Increased Local Transparency and AccountabilityMembers only Login
This Tax Increment Financing report produced by Arizona PIRG Education Fund examines TIF models from definition to legislative measures and makes the case for increased transparency in local economic development subsidies.
TID Economic Feasibility Study - City of MilwaukeeMembers only Login
This example of a TID economic feasibility study provides project background and study approach, business park market analysis, retail market analysis, residential market analysis, and TID revenues and bond capacity for a proposed district within...
TIF Underwriting and Deal-Making: Financing Gap Analysis and Deal TermsMembers only Login
Tony Smith with S.B. Friedman covers the when, why, and how much of gap financing for TIF projects in order to develop a sound financing structure.
Underwriting for Tax-Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Anita Morrison with Partners for Economic Solutions covers key underwriting questions, the importance of market analysis, projecting TIF revenues and more.
The Most Overlooked TIF Element: Addressing Buy-In and Public PolicyMembers only Login
Amanda Rhein with Invest Atlanta discusses TIF activity in Atlanta, best practices approach to TIF, identifying stakeholders and partners, public communication strategies, strategic reviews and more.
Market Feasibility Study - SPARC Revitalization InitiativeMembers only Login
Vice President of RKG Associates shares a detailed approach to project and market feasibility studies to support revitalization efforts. The presentations includes project approach, considerations, project examples, and deliverables.
Market Analysis for TIFMembers only Login
Hans Detlefsen of HVS Consulting & Valuation discusses advanced components of market analysis prior to launching a tax increment finance project.
Factors that Influence the Size of Tax Increment Financing Districts in TXMembers only Login
The requirements that define appropriate use of TIF vary from state to state, and in states like Texas have been interpreted very broadly. Utilizing data provided by the TIF Registry maintained by the Texas Comptroller, this explanatory research...
Ehlers - Engaging Independent Financial AdvisorsMembers only Login
Steve Apfelbacher with Ehlers demonstrates the essential functions financial advisors play during structuring development finance projects. Apfelbacher explores regulations, TIF analysis, competitive bond sale factors, negotiated offerings, and...
Harbor Point Tax Increment Financing Fact & Information Sheet
Harbor Point is a new 3 million square-foot master-planned mixed-use community located on a waterfront site in Baltimore Maryland. The massive project will generate $920M of private investment from $106.9M of TIF bonds to finance necessary public...
Dallas County - 2012 TIF District Status ReportMembers only Login
This report provides an update of the progress of 21 TIF districts in Dallas County, Texas during the year 2012. The County is able to determine the effectiveness of this economic development tool through the report which has allowed the County to...
Can Dedicated Millages and TIF Coexist in Michigan?Members only Login
In this publication of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan examines the relationship between dedicated property tax rates and tax increment financing.
Using Tax Increment Financing in TennesseeMembers only Login
This resource by Gary Jaeckel, a Municipal Management Consultant, covers the basics of TIF in Tennessee from historical uses to best practices and alternatives to TIF.
Vermont State Auditor Report: TIF DistrictsMembers only Login
Vermont's State Auditor Thomas Salmon released a report calling for clarification in the state's TIF statutes and increased state oversight to improve administration and TIF program efficiency.
TIF Feasibility Analysis and UnderwritingMembers only Login
Advanced considerations in tax increment finance feasibility analysis are covered by Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler LLP.
Crystal City Plan - Arlington, VAMembers only Login
This report from Alex Iams of Arlington Economic Development reviews the transit-oriented development and tax increment finance plans for Crystal City.
Buffalo Bayou Corridor Final ReportMembers only Login
This final report on development potentials and timing for a Houston TIRZ district was created by CDS Market Research for the Buffalo Bayou Partnership.
Infrastructure 2012: Spotlight on LeadershipMembers only Login
This report from the Urban Land Institute and Ernst & Young covers developments in infrastructure finance throughout the world, with a particular emphasis on the outlook for American development, programs, and models.
A Duration Analysis of TIF District Lifespan in WisconsinMembers only Login
This report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy analyzes the duration of TIF districts created during recessions to the duration of districts created before or after recessions. Findings indicate that recessions can significantly increase the...
Rhode Island Ave Corridor TIF Analysis
This tax increment finance analysis was created by Partners for Economic Solutions for the city of Washington, DC. The report addresses projected changes in property values and estimates the amount of supportable bonds.
CDFA Tax Increment Finance Resource Center
The CDFA Tax Increment Finance Resource Center is a one-stop hub for all of the resources, reports, headlines, and projects that CDFA collects and publishes related to tax increment finance (TIF). Find links to resource tags, market reports,...
Springfield, IL FY2010 Downtown TIF Report
This report for the largest TIF in the city of Springfield, IL covers all activities for fiscal year 2010. The report includes policy changes, balance sheets, vendor payments, redevelopment agreements, and more.
A Decade of Economic Development Results by City Council DistrictMembers only Login
This report from the Atlanta Development Authority covers the projects financed by the authority in each city council district from 2000 - 2010. Each district has a map of projects and reports on tax allocation districts, job creation, and housing...
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