What is Tax Increment Financing (TIF)?

Belleville TIF Assistance Program: Tax Increment Financing incentives can include incremental property tax rebates and reimbursements on TIF eligible expenses, including facade improvements.

To learn more about TIFs in the State of Illinois, watch "TIF Districts in Illinois" to find information, such as: How many TIFS are there? Where are the State TIFs located? How do TIFs work? Why are TIFs vital? or Download the PDF here.

Special thanks to the Illinois Municipal League for the authorization to use this material.


All Tax Increment Financing (TIF) inquiries can be directed via email to EDPZ@belleville.net or by calling the Economic Development, Planning & Zoning office at 618-233-6518, x1250.