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Hoffer Says Towns Should Pay Back Some TIF Money
Monday, 03/11/13
By Patti Daniels
The state auditor says cities and towns that have special economic development tax districts should return some of the money they owe the state
VPR News
Shumlin Wants to Forgive $6M From Cities and Towns
Thursday, 03/07/13
By Kirk Carapezza
Gov. Peter Shumlin said on Wednesday the state shouldn't collect $6 million that the auditor's office says several towns owe to the state education fund.
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State Awards TIF District To Barre
Thursday, 12/13/12
The state has given Barre authority to establish a special tax district that's designed to help the city pay for public works that will attract economic development.
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Salmon Says Audit Shows Problems With Some Tax Districts
Monday, 07/02/12
By Jane Lindholm
The state is at odds with a couple of cities and towns over revenue generated by a special kind of tax program known as tax increment financing, or TIF. 
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A Tiff Over TIFs
Monday, 07/02/12
By Jane Lindholm
A Tax Increment Financing District is a complicated financial tool that helps towns invest in their infrastructure and promote economic development. But recent state audits of TIF districts reveal disagreement on the regulations that govern them.
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To Spur Growth, Vt. Towns Turn To Tax Increment Financing
Wednesday, 03/14/12
By Kirk Carapezza
With shrinking tax revenue and less federal aid, many cash-strapped Vermont cities and towns are employing a complicated financial tool designed to help them build public projects that they can't currently afford.
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