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Search Results: Tax Increment Finance (TIF)\Understanding TIF
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Financing Toolbox Drilldown Sessions and The TIF & Special Assessment BoomMembers only Login
Price Finley, Esq. with Bricker & Eckler LLP described types of tax increment financing and special assessments and what they can be used for. He used an example of a suburban in-fill redevelopment in Upper Arlington, Ohio.
Targeted Financing StrategiesMembers only Login
Brent Jeffcoat of Pope Zeigler Law Firm discusses the different financing strategies and sources that can be utilized. Jeffcoat also provides several TIF case studies.
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.
Strategic Uses of Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Christiane Schmenk of Bricker & Eckler LLP and Justin Markey of Roetzel & Andress LPA explain the variety of strategies that can be used when implementing tax increment financing, while also providing several case studies outlining the success of...
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.
Tax Increment Financing District FAQMembers only Login
Thomas N. Jacob & Associates provide answers to some frequently asked questions on tax increment financing districts and demonstrate TIFs usefulness as a tool for attracting economic development, new investments, and community renewal.
Redevelopment Realities: Tools that WorkMembers only Login
Cheryl Strickland with Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. explores Tax Allocation Districts/Tax Increment Financing in Georgia. The presentation also includes a case study on Transit Oriented Development.
NH Tax Increment Financing DistrictMembers only Login
This presentation from the Economic Development Manager of Rochester, NH provides an overview of TIF legislation in the state (RSA 162-K), illustrates how TIF Districts work, and offers Best Practices.
City Revitalization and Improvement Zone Program GuidelinesMembers only Login
This guide from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development provides an all-inclusive guide to the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone Program.
An Examination of the History and Current Issues in TIFMembers only Login
This paper from the University of Missouri's Journal of Interdisciplinary Research examines the history, rise, and current issues of tax increment finance (TIF).
Targeted Financing Strategies: Redevelopment & CRAsMembers only Login
Steven Lindorff with City of Jacksonville Beach CRA explains redevelopment, CRA's and TIF and provides case studies in Florida.
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.
MMDs and TIRZs, Special District Collaborations in HoustonMembers only Login
Bill Calderon with Hawes Hill Calderon LLP discusses how MMDs drove TIRZ creations and special district collaborations in Central Houston and the Downtown District.
Targeted Financing Strategies and Economic Development ProjectsMembers only Login
Rick Rosenberg of Development Planning & Financing Group, Inc., discusses the Summit at Rivery Park TIRZ and the Tessera on Lake Travis, Lago Vista PID.
Financing the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport RedevelopmentMembers only Login
Greg Canally of City of Austin and Dennis Waley of PFM discuss the financing for the Robert Mueller Municipal Airport redevelopment, including project specifics and the project framework.
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.
Tax Increment Financing: Application & Procedures DiagramMembers only Login
The Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox, Tennessee created this flow chart to help interested parties better understand the process of creating a TIF agreement.
U.S. Public Finance Special Tax MethodologyMembers only Login
This methodology from Moody's describes the ratings agency's approach to evaluating the credit of Special Tax Bonds.
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals: RetailMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals Webcast Series, we featured the latest in downtown retail development. Speakers highlighted two recent projects that have served as catalysts for downtown renewal and discussed how...
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals: Retail Presentation
During this installment of the CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals Webcast Series, we featured the latest in downtown retail development. Ketan Gada from the District of Columbia and Ken Krombeen and Tammy Hopman from the City of Grandville, MI...
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...
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...
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...
Peck Shaffer: Bonds as the Bedrock of Development FinanceMembers only Login
Blake Sharpton of Peck, Shaffer & Williams LLP provides an overview of bonds, tax allocation districts (TADs), and special district finance. Sharpton also describes the importance of repayment revenue sources and the bond financing process.
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...
Tax Increment Financing and Residential Incentive DistrictsMembers only Login
Squire Sanders shared this presentation on Tax Increment Financing and Residential Incentive Districts. The presentations provides TIF overview, potential public infrastructure improvements, general TIF considerations, eligibility, tax revenue...
Community Development Investment Review - Volume 9, Issue 1Members only Login
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco released the first issue in 2013 of the Community Development Investment Review. This issue focuses on successful, performance driven financing tools to promote community development. A variety of the best...
CDFA Illinois Financing Roundtable Webcast: Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox in Illinois Presentation
Development finance is the heart of economic, energy, infrastructure, technology, and environmental development. Without core financing tools, such as bonds, TIF, tax credits, and access to capital, development projects simply cannot move forward....
Tax Incremental District Allocation Amendment Fact SheetMembers only Login
Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue's simplistic guide to understanding the states' tax increment district amendment.
TIF: Solution for England's Stalled Developments?
Christopher Brigstocke and Mark Simpson with Squire Sanders explore how TIF works and how effective it may be in England.
Special Improvement District: Tool for Targeting InvestmentMembers only Login
Gregory Davis at Ohio State University briefly explains special improvement/assessment districts and how they work.
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh: Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh shares information about their effort to create large impact using TIF.
What is TIF?Members only Login
Resource published by Wisconsin Department of Revenue describing basic definition and uses for TIF.
The "but for" Test
Wisconsin Department of Revenue outlines the standard for the "but for" test as it relates to TIF.
South Burlington Tax Increment Finance District Plan DraftMembers only Login
This draft document from the City of South Burlington outlines plans for a tax increment finance district that would address a number of infrastructure and development challenges in the district.
Basics of Tax Increment Financing in IndianaMembers only Login
This presentation by Bruce Donaldson and Kimberly Blanchet of Barnes & Thornburg LLP addresses the basic concept of tax increment finance, the process of district creation and bond issuance, and eligible tax uses in Indiana.
How the Tool Works: Tax Increment Finance
This CDFA "How the Tool Works" covers tax increment finance and includes information on financing methods, community buy-in, model projects, and more. This How the Tool Works originally appeared in Development Finance Perspectives 2 | 2012.
Allegheny County TIF Guidelines & Project Review FormMembers only Login
Allegheny County Economic Development produced these program guidelines and project review form for tax increment finance districts in the county.
A Guide to Wisconsin's Tax Increment LawMembers only Login
This guide from the Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue walks through the tax increment finance statute and process in the state. Topics include boundary and duration determination, notification and hearing requirements, financing options, and more.
Education & Programs: A New Era of Tax Increment Finance
Tax increment finance regulations are changing in a number of states, and Katie Kramer reviews several recent actions in this article from Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The article also includes a sidebar on changes to state tax...
Development Finance Perspectives Issue 1 | 2012
Project finance, the CDFA Policy Agenda, the EB-5 visa program, and a number of other development finance tools are covered in Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The cover of the issue features photos of projects from CDFA members....
What is Tax Increment Financing?Members only Login
This guide from SB Friedman defines tax increment financing and addresses the policies and procedures for creating a TIF or similar district in Illinois.
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,...
Proper Creation and Use of Tax Incremental Districts
Tax increment financing is defined, district creation practices are recommended, and district management is discussed in this presentation from Joe Gromacki of Madison, WI.
Brownfields 2011: TIF, Tax Credits & Creative FinancingMembers only Login
Toby Rittner, CDFA President & CEO, gave this presentation on creative financing at the Brownfields 2011 conference. This document provides an overview of TIF and federal tax credit programs, which are financing tools that can be successfully...
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