‘Film Tax Incentives’

  • New Tax Incentives Coming to Nevada?

    The Vegas Strip glamorized in films such as “Casino,” “Oceans’ Eleven,” Swingers” and many others rests underutilized as the Nevada film industry struggles against the stout competition of neighbors California and New Mexico.  Boasting the iconic city of Las Vegas as well as majestic landscapes and

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  • The Uncertain Future of Colorado’s Film Incentive

    Under Colorado’s current program, the state offers a lucrative 20% tax rebate credit for qualifying projects that include TV shows, feature films, commercials, music videos, or any other form of recorded audio/visual production. In order to qualify, film companies have a minimum spend of $250,000 on

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  • Washington State Hoping to Revive Film Tax Credit

      Bills in front of Law-Makers to Revive Film Production Incentives following 1/31 Sunset of existing Film Tax Credit Program   With snowcapped mountains, deep forests and the dreary haze of the rainy coast, Washington state delivers one of the more unique filmmaking locations in the

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  • Film Tax Credits Take Leading Role at 74th Golden Globes

      California, Georgia, and Massachusetts-based productions highlight the importance of tax credit programs.   The 74th annual Golden Globe winners were held last night with winners and nominees showcasing the wide range of filming locations in the United States.  Productions like “La La Land,” “The People

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  • Massachusetts Extends Filming Support to Web Ads

    Massachusetts sees increase in productions as a result of the state’s 25% tax credit applying to commercial projects made for online New England Studios, in Devens, MA was recently chosen for a Lexus ad launch by the production company Big Block NYC. While the studios four

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  • Nova Scotia: The Long Lasting Effects of Cutting a Film Tax Credit Program

      Will Nova Scotia Politicians Feel the Sting following Cutting Successful Tax Credit?     The Honorable Stephen McNeil, the 28th premier of Nova Scotia, has come under fire for cutting Nova Scotia’s once successful Film Tax Credit program. There are red flags for Nova Scotia

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  • California-Based TV Shows Nominated for 18 Emmy Awards

    Film Industry Experiencing a “Renaissance Period” In Select States   Last year’s increase to the Film and Television Tax Credit Program in California from $100 million to $330 million annually is seen paying off at this year’s Emmy Awards. Eighteen of the Emmy-nominated shows were filmed

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  • MPAA Strikes back at USC Film Tax Credit “Report”

      Releases Statement Discrediting the Findings and Methodology of Film Tax Credit Study   The Motion Picture Association of America’s lashed out yesterday at a University of Southern California (USC) report that insinuated that state film tax incentive programs were ineffective at helping to generate revenue.

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  • A Rotating Cast at Montana Film Office

      3 Key Members have Departed over 6 Months as Film Tax Credits expire     High turnover is affecting the Montana Film Office, as three key staff members have departed over the past six months. In the past, movies such as The Revenant have shot

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  • New York Film Tax Credit Office Releases Agreed Upon Procedures for Post-Production

      Updated AUP Goes into Effect 7/25/16     Effective July 25, 2016 the New York Film Tax Credit Office released Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP) for post-production tax credit eligibility. Up to $25 million of the total program credits is allocated in New York for the

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