Tax Increment Financing (TIF): A Welcome Tool For Economic Development

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Tax Increment Financing, otherwise known as TIF, is a new innovative tool that was developed by the Vermont Legislature to for local officials who are seeking to address the problem of declining grant list property value.

The legislature hopes for TIF to be widely utilized across the country to attract economic development projects in areas where they otherwise would never occur.

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