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Tax Increment Financing

What is TIF?

TIF is a redevelopment tool authorized by Illinois statute to help revitalize distressed areas by eliminating blighting conditions and establishing conservation measures in order to encourage investment and enhancement to the present tax base. Originating in 1954 in California, the State of Illinois currently has over 400 communities actively using TIF.

Click Here for our TIF Fact Sheet

Our TIF Services:

  • Establishing TIF Redevelopment Districts
  • Aiding in the negotiation and preparation of developer agreements
  • Educating your community and economic development stakeholders about TIF

Active TIF Projects:

For more information regarding our TIF services, please contact the office at 618-548-4234.