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California Rural Infrastructure Finance Guidebook
CALED knows from its work supporting economic development throughout California that infrastructure financing is a challenge for many rural communities. CALED collaborated with CDFA to develop this guidebook to meet the need for a resource to help...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Notable Illinois TIF Case StudiesMembers only Login
Greg Hummel with Bryan Cave shares some successful TIF projects throughout Illinois. Hummel discusses structuring incentives, selling the story, planning, implementation, local economic issues, and content of a redevelopment agreement.
Illinois Main Street Conference - TIF 101Members only Login
As presented at the Illinois Main Street Conference, this presentation provides a basic overview of tax increment financing as it relates to Main Street Programs in the State of Illinois. Furthermore, the presentation breaks down eligible project...
CalFOR - Access to Capital Members only Login
The California Financial Opportunities Roundtable (CalFOR) created this document encompassing all the access to capital financing tools available in California. CalFOR identified opportunities and developed recommendations for leveraging existing...