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Tax Increment Financing (TIF) + District Improvement Financing (DIF)

Many states offer a version of these financing tools for economic development-related improvements and developments. We can help you assess and implement them in your community.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and District Improvement Financing (DIF) are economic development-related funding tools available in some US states. Laws vary from state to state, but TIF and DIF are typically be used to pay for infrastructure and development or redevelopment projects that are part of a community’s long-term economic development strategy.

Camoin Associates has extensive experience in the analysis and implementation of TIF and DIF for many different public and private sector clients as part of our Real Estate Development and Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis services.

DIF and TIF funding can be used for a variety of economic development-related projects

Our TIF/DIF Services and Expertise

Camoin Associates has experience working on TIF/DIF projects for clients throughout New England.

Connecticut TIF

Camoin Associates led the expansion of tax increment financing in Connecticut through the development of a Comprehensive Guide and Toolkit on the use of TIF for our client, Connecticut Main Street Center, and we have designed TIF assessments, policies, and plans for numerous municipalities.

Maine TIF

Camoin Associates has worked on tax increment financing projects in Maine for over 20 years. We completed more than 50 TIF-related projects for developers and municipalities since 2014 alone. We also developed a proprietary model to forecast the tax shifts, TIF-related revenue, and return on investment for proposed projects and have advised on TIF policies for many municipalities and private developers in the state.

New York TIF

Camoin Associates has experience designing TIF assessments, policies, and plans for our clients in the state.

Massachusetts DIF

Camoin Associates led the redesign of the state’s district improvement financing for MassDevelopment. As part of that work, we helped create a DIF Guide, webinars, templates, and other resources for communities. We have also developed new districts and designed DIF assessments, policies, and plans for municipalities throughout the state.

Rhode Island TIF

Camoin Associates has experience designing TIF assessments, policies, and plans for our clients in the state. We currently provide advisory and technical services to the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island on the application of TIF to support economic investment.

Cover of the Tax Increment Financing Guidebook Camoin Associates helped develop for Connecticut Main Street Center

Learn More About Our TIF/DIF Services

John Downen

Contact John C. Downen, Director of Impact Analysis:
P 518-899-2608, Ext. 115
E jdownen@camoinassociates.com

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