Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
Bass Pro
Parent Company: 
Bass Pro
Subsidy Source: 
local
Location: 
Iowa
City: 
Altoona
Project Description: 

hunting and fishing megastore

Year: 
2008
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-hunting & fishing
Subsidy Value: 
$56,000,000
Program Name: 
tax increment financing
Awarding Agency: 
City of Altoona
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Source of Data: 

The subsidy amount came from: Peter S. Fisher and Michael Lipsman, Tax Increment Financing in Polk County (Iowa Fiscal Partnership Policy Brief, March 15, 2012); online at http://www.iowafiscal.org/polk-county-cities-show-problems-with-tif/

Notes: 

The city issued $56 million in Annual Appropriation Urban Renewal Tax Increment Revenue Bonds to finance the subsidy package, which paid for the construction of the store and associated infrastructure. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

Source Notes: 
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