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Search Results: Tax Increment Finance (TIF)\TIF Policies & Procedures
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CDFA Texas Webinar: Driving Economic Development with TIRZ
TIF, also known as TIRZ in Texas, is a flexible tool with multiple variations as to the specific revenue sources it can generate and the different ways these revenues are used to support projects financings. During this webinar, presenters will...
The Use of TIF in IllinoisMembers only Login
One of the most popular topics at the Illinois Financing Roundtable is how tax increment financing is used to finance projects across the state. We'll feature that topic again this year, but with a twist. Herb Klein with Jacob & Klein explores the...
The Impact of Tax Increment Financing on Illinois CommunitiesMembers only Login
One of the most popular topics at the Illinois Financing Roundtable is how tax increment financing is used to finance projects across the state. We'll feature that topic again this year, but with a twist. Maureen Barry of Ehlers Inc. explores the...
Larry Kosmont, EIFDs & CRIAs Do They Fill the TIF Void?Members only Login
Larry Kosmont from Kosmont companies look at the how enhanced infrastructure financing districts (EIFDs) and community revitalization and investment authorities (CRIAs) can be used to fill the TIF void in California.
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.
Setting the Stage: The Basics of TIFMembers only Login
Tony Smith of SB Friedman and Laura Radcliff of Stifel introduce the basic concepts of tax increment financing, defining the tool and explaining how it can work for municipalities.
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.
Fort Worth Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Robert Sturns of the City of Fort Worth, TX, presents on the city's use of Tax Increment Financing including performance highlights, program emphases and more.
TIF Financing Variations: Dallas' Experience and PracticesMembers only Login
Karl Stundins with the City of Dallas shares their use of Tax Increment Financing on a number of developments throughout the city.
User Guide for Maryland Sustainable Community RevitalizationMembers only Login
The Models and Guidelines document will help the general public, elected officials, and community development advocates understand through case studies and best practices how TIF works, and that it can spur redevelopment.
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.
Overview of Texas Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Procedure & City of Dallas TIF PolicyMembers only Login
Sue Hounsel of the City of Dallas shares insight into Texas' tax increment financing legal and procedural elements.
TIF Legal & Procedural Nuts & BoltsMembers only Login
Geoff Dickinson of SB Friedman Development Advisors goes over the legal and procedural components of tax increment financing.
An Overview of Special Purpose Taxing DistrictsMembers only Login
The National Association of Home Builders published this report focusing on Special Purpose Taxing Districts, a more efficient and effective way to fund public improvements in advance of growth, while at the same time ensuring that new growth pays...
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.
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.
Tax Increment Financing in Maine: OverviewMembers only Login
The Town of Lincoln, Maine presented an overview of the town's TIF program. The presentation includes an explanation of TIF and requirements in the state.
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.
Economic Redevelopment and Growth (ERG) ProgramMembers only Login
Paul Ceppi from New Jersey Economic Development Authority gives insight into the state's version of TIF: Economic Redevelopment and Growth (ERG) Program, sharing key provisions, eligibility criteria, residential projects and more.
TIF Legal & Procedural Nuts & BoltsMembers only Login
Geoff Dickinson of SB Friedman Development Advisors goes over the legal and procedural components of tax increment financing.
Overview of Texas Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Procedure & City of Dallas TIF PolicyMembers only Login
Sue Hounsel of the City of Dallas shares insight into Texas' tax increment financing legal and procedural elements.
Why TIF Stalled in North CarolinaMembers only Login
This paper from the North Carolina Law Review covers the history of TIF in NC and nationally. It also looks at three authorized TIF projects to date in North Carolina as well as takeaway lessons from each. The final part provides a survey of...
Florida's Special DistrictsMembers only Login
Jack Gaskins Jr. with the Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity explains the basics of special districts, their benefits, different types of special districts, and the accountability program in Florida.
Creation, Implementation, and Evaluation of Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
This best practices guide from Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) provides considerations and recommendations for governments wishing to implement appropriate and effective TIF districts for economic development.
Pennsylvania Economic Development Tools: Including the NIZ, the CRIZ, and TIFsMembers only Login
Scott Shearer with Public Financial Management describes Pennsylvania's unique targeted redevelopment tools, their structuring, benefits, and differences from one another.
Tax Increment Financing: A Catalyst for Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Jeff Mills with Reed Smith describes the benefits and use of TIF, prerequisites, development impacts, and considerations for municipalities.
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.
TIF in IndianaMembers only Login
Karl Marschel with Bryan Cave shares his experience with Indiana's TIF law and standard practice, including necessary steps to enacting a TIF, what can be funded, and other considerations.
Wisconsin Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Sid Inman with Ehlers describes TIF law and standard practice in the State of Wisconsin, including procedures, qualifications, and eligible project costs.
Illinois Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Maureen Barry with Ehlers details the statues and standard practice regarding tax increment financing in Illinois, covering types of TIF, eligible expenses, and issues and trends.
Missouri TIF ProgramsMembers only Login
John Brancaglione with PGAV discusses the use of TIF in Missouri: its duration, revenue sources, and other statutes which affect its use as an economic development tool.
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.
Comparison of Tax Increment Financing Statutes in WashingtonMembers only Login
This resource from Foster Pepper provides a comparison of varying state TIF districts, authorized users, approval processes, eligible contributions and boundaries, eligible projects and much more.
TAD vs. TIRZ - Which Model for Redevelopment is Better?Members only Login
During this dual-state webcast, Georgia’s Tax Allocation Districts (TAD) and Texas’ Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ) were compared side-by-side with examples that helped shed light on the effectiveness of each policy. Which tax increment...
TIF and PILOT Increment Financing: Differing Means to the Same EndMembers only Login
Robert Murray with Harris Beach presents how New York's innovative PILOT Increment Financing (PIF) has solved many of the statutory challenges of the state's TIF law, while still offering the same benefits of TIFs.
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.
TIF: A Tale of Two CitiesMembers only Login
Christine Reynolds with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Peter Englander with Portland Development Commission speak on TIF by comparing situations in Portland and Wilsonville, and studying recent trends.
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.
Overview of Texas TIF Procedure & City of Dallas TIF PolicyMembers only Login
Sue Hounsel with the City of Dallas provides an overview of Texas procedures for TIF districts, the City of Dallas' TIF program and creation of proactive policy, and recent updates on how policy and procedures adapt.
The Basics of TIF - Setting the StageMembers only Login
John Markowitz with Stifel Nicolaus & Company provides a comprehensive overview of TIF accompanied with key considerations, ideal usage, common developments, typical improvements, and more.
Introduction to TIF: Legal & Procedural Nuts & BoltsMembers only Login
Geoff Dickinson with SB Friedman Development Advisors discusses TIF district eligibility and designation, taxing body relations, budgeting and timing, typical TIF-funded improvements, and more.
Resource Guide: Economic Incentive AgreementsMembers only Login
SB Friedman created a resource guide detailing economic incentive agreements, also known as sales tax sharing agreements. The objective of these agreements is to provide a source of funds to make high impact projects feasible that would otherwise...
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...
Tax Increment Financing: A Success-Driven ToolMembers only Login
As featured in the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Community Development Investment Review: Pay for Success Financing, CDFA President Toby Rittner provides a basic understanding of Tax Increment Finance and what makes TIF so successful....
City of Austin - Tax Increment Financing PresentationMembers only Login
In this presentation, the City of Austin provides an explanation of Tax Increment Financing (TIF), including its history, current usage, and state enabling legislation. This presentation also communicates recommendations, best practices, methods of...
Diversification of Capital Creates Fresh FocusMembers only Login
Heather Hood with Enterprise Community Partners discusses a variety of public and private sources for community investment projects. Hood assesses Social Impact Bonds, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, land-use planning, California investment funds,...
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