General Information

Illinois TIF Legislation

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.)

County Economic Development Project Area Tax Allocation Act (55 ILCS 85/)

Illinois Eminent Domain Act (735 ILCS 30/)

Business District Development and Redevelopment Act (65 ILCS 5/11-74.3 et seq.)


TIF Reforms of 1999

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


Illinois TIF Reporting


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.


TIF Data, Info Briefs & Professional Resources

Lists of TIF Communities and County Data, ITIA Information Briefs.

ITIA Professional Members Providing TIF Counsel and Consulting Services.

Tax Increment Finance in Brief; ITIA Information Brief 06-1.


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