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Search Results: Tax Increment Finance (TIF)\Understanding TIF
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CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: To TIF or Not to TIFMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series experts examined the best strategies local governments and analysts are using to determine appropriate TIF assistance levels.
CDFA Food Finance White Paper Series: Food Systems & Targeted Tools
This white paper is part of a series examining the potential creation of a food systems asset class which supports the market growth of local and regional food systems. This paper focuses specifically on targeted financing tools that can be used to...
Targeted Tools - Price FinleyMembers only Login
Price Finley from Bricker & Eckler presents on the targeted tools of development finance.
Can Tax Increment Financing Support Transportation Infrastructure Investment?Members only Login
This report by Murtaza Haider and Liam Donaldson reviews alternative sources of revenue to support new infrastructure and other development projects for which municipal funds are not readily available. This report reviews two such instruments: Tax...
An Elected Official's Guide to Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Each year state and local governments invest in economic development strategies to promote growth in their local economies. Over the past two decades the preeminent tool for achieving economic goals has been tax increment financing (TIF). Nicholas...
Understanding Tax Increment Financing DistrictsMembers only Login
The Vermont Economic Progress Council presents on understanding Tax Increment Financing Districts
Improving Tax Increment Financing for Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
David Merriman from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy explains how tax increment financing (TIF) districts work, illustrates TIF use with case studies from around the country, discusses the rationales for using TIF, describes TIF’s potential...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Tax Increment Finance (TIF) - Innovation & TrendsMembers only Login
The results of TIF have been compelling since its inception as a development finance tool. Lending itself to flexibility and creativity, TIF has perennially supported diverse projects across diverse communities throughout the U.S. During this...
Financing Strategies for Encouraging Infill and RedevelopmentMembers only Login
This report from the Denver Regional Council of Governments provides information for local governments on financing strategies that could support infill and redevelopment in their communities. It includes general principles of financing real estate...
An Assessment of Tax Increment Financing as a Tool for Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
This report was commissioned by the City of Evanston and disuses the use of TIF. This report was prepared by Seth Capron, Nick Federowicz, Eric Nyman, and Brandon Strong.
The Effects of Tax Increment Financing on Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Local governments attempt to influence business location decisions and economic development through use of the property tax. This report by Richard Dye and David Merriman used an extensive data set for the Chicago metropolitan area that includes...
The Political Economy of Targeted Economic Development IncentivesMembers only Login
The use of targeted economic development incentives—or selective financial and regulatory incentives to encourage particular firms to relocate or expand—has proliferated in recent decades. Matthew Mitchell, Daniel Sutter, and Scott Eastman discuss...
City of River Falls Tax Increment District BasicsMembers only Login
Al Rolek, Brandt Johnson, and Sean Lentz from the City of River Falls give a presentation on Tax Increment District (TID)
Tax Increment Finance 101Members only Login
Tax Increment Finance 101 from Seth Hudson at Cedar Corp
Tax Increment Financing Members only Login
The National Association of Realtors discuss TIF
TIF101: Advice for Municipalities Considering the First Use of Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
David Bushek and Rich Wood from the Kansas City office of Gilmore and Bell P.C discuss TIF 101 for Municipalities
Targeted Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Price Finley from Bricker & Eckler presents an introduction to targeted financing tools.
The Latest on TIF in WisconsinMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most misunderstood and controversial. TIF is a very flexible, with multiple variations as to the specific revenue sources it can...
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Tax Increment Financing Explained
Tax increment finance is a popular development finance tool generally used to address blight, promote neighborhood stability and inspire district-oriented development. The first video in this collaborative series developed by The International...
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Implementing Tax Increment Financing
The second video in this collaborative series developed by The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) outlines the variety of educational resources provided by the two organizations....
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Tax Increment Financing in the Community
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) benefits municipalities by providing up-front financing for developments that would not otherwise occur without receiving this form of assistance. The standard is called the “but for” test. The third video in this...
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Tax Increment Financing for the Developer
A successful TIF is a partnership between the jurisdiction, community and the developer. The fourth video in this collaborative series developed by The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and The Council of Development Finance Agencies...
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Implementing Tax Increment Financing: The Joseph
The Joseph is a $75M project that included a 60,000-square-foot building with office and retail space, a 313-space garage and Art Museum in Columbus, Ohio. The fifth video in this collaborative series developed by The International Council of...
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Implementing Tax Increment Financing: Bridge Street - Dublin, OH
The Bridge Street District is a mixed-use development along the Scioto River in Dublin, Ohio that includes restaurants, shops, offices, and residential units, along with several community amenities including parking and a new library. The sixth...
Revitalizing Downtowns with TIFMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most misunderstood and controversial. The types of projects that TIF supports in Illinois are diverse, making TIF a very flexible...
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...
TADs in GeorgiaMembers only Login
Tax Allocation Districts (TADs) are established to propel investment by financing redevelopment in blighted areas. In Georgia, these districts have catalyzed innovative growth and groundbreaking projects throughout the state. Courtney Knight of PFM...
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 Latest in Illinois P3s - Transit TIFMembers only Login
As budgets are stretched and new rules are created, it can be difficult to pull together funding for necessary infrastructure improvements and community facilities. Fran Rood with SB Friedman Development Advisors presents case students and discusses...
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...
Combining Financing Tools for Missouri Development - St. Louis Development CorporationMembers only Login
Combining multiple incentives successfully requires attention to detail and often some creative structuring. Identifying program requirements and balancing the applicable incentives are steps that must be established early on for any potential...
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.
The Latest in Bond Financing in KentuckyMembers only Login
Mike Herrington (Stites & Harbison PLLC) and Ryan Barrow (Commonwealth of Kentucky) explore trends in bond financing throughout the state. Of special focus is a look at Kentucky’s newly launched bond-backed job training program.
Innovative Development with Public Private Partnerships (P3)Members only Login
As budgets are stretched at all levels, it can be difficult to pull together funding for necessary infrastructure improvements. Kara Woods (City of Grand Rapids) and Ian Koffler (Miller, Canfield, Paddock, & Stone, PLC) examine case studies and...
The Latest on Tax Increment Financing in MichiganMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most misunderstood and controversial. The types of projects that TIF supports in Michigan is diverse, making TIF a very flexible...
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.
Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Tom Weihe (Kutak Rock, LLP) discusses legislative updates related to TIF as well as how to combine TIF with other tools to see concentrated development and to spur private investment across 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.
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.
Overview of City of Dallas Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Program & Policy Members only Login
Sue Hounsel of the City of Dallas shares insight into Texas' tax increment financing legal and procedural elements.
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.
A Brief Presentation on Creating Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone: The Nuts and BoltsMembers only Login
Bill Calderon of Hawes Hill Calderon LLP details the functionality of TIF touching on the purpose, eligibility criteria, creation steps, permitted uses and more.
A Brief Presentation on Special Assessment ToolsMembers only Login
In this presentation, Bill Calderon of Hawes Hill Calderon LLP shares how the City of Houston uses Special Assessment Tools as part of their economic growth.
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.
Tax Increment Financing in MissouriMembers only Login
The Missouri Department of Revenue's 2015 Annual Report Summary details all TIF projects carried out throughout the state as of 2015. The projects are broken down by eight different categories, most of which cover a kind of blight designation, as...
Building & Utilizing the Development Finance ToolboxMembers only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA teaches the development finance toolbox approach for the Fundamentals Course including bedrock tools, targeted tools, investment tools, access to capital lending tools, federal support tools, and how to implement these...
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