Links to primary legislation regarding TIF and related matters.
• The Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act (65 ILCS 5/11-74.4.1 et seq.)
• The Industrial Jobs Recovery Law (65 ILCS 5/11-74.6-5 et seq.)
• The Economic Development Project Area Tax Increment Allocation Act of 1995 (65 ILCS 110/1 et seq.)
Download or read online the following documents applicable to TIF reforms after Nov. 1, 1999.
• Qualifying New TIFs.
• Blighting Criteria for Improved Properties.
• Blighting Criteria for Vacant Properties.
• Conservation Criteria for Improved Properties.
• Criteria for Qualification of Industrial Park Conservation Areas.
• Implementing the 1999 TIF Reforms in Your Community.
• Legal Opinion on “Make-Whole” Agreements
Helpful information regarding annual TIF reporting.
• Tax Increment Finance Reporting: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
• Illinois TIF Annual Reporting: Covering the Basics.
• Access some useful Annual TIF Reporting Instructional Information.
• Sample Checklist.
Lists of TIF Communities and County Data, ITIA Information Briefs.