‘Massachusetts’

  • 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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  • KPM Testifies at Massachusetts State House Regarding Film Tax Credit Program

      C. Logan Robertson, CPA, MSA Testifies Before the Joint Committee on Revenue Regarding Governor Baker’s bill H.397 On Tuesday Kevin P. Martin & Associates, PC (KPM) testified at a hearing on Beacon Hill by the Joint Committee on Revenue on Governor Baker’s bill H.3978 “An Act to promote

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  • Congratulations to Spotlight on Oscar Success

      Massachusetts-lensed production takes home Best Picture and Best Screenplay   Kevin P. Martin & Associates would like to congratulate Spotlight and the phenomenal team behind it for their Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay wins at the 88th Academy Awards.  Partially filmed in Massachusetts, Spotlight

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  • State Update: Massachusetts Governor Baker Discusses MA Film Tax Credit

      MA Film Tax Credit – Status Update   During his first State of the Commonwealth on January 21, 2016, Charlie Baker covered topics ranging from the opioid crisis to charter schools to… the film tax credit. As we all remember, in his first budget as

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  • Congratulations to HBO and Olive Kitteridge!

    As you may have heard, the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on September 20th was a BIG night for HBO.  43 Emmys big.  Besides setting a new record with that overall haul, HBO had three specific series perform exceedingly well in their respective categories: Game

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  • Update on the MA Film Credit

    The fate of the MA Film Tax Credit (FTC) received encouraging news recently as the Vice Chairman of the Joint Committee on Revenue publically wrote about his support of the FTC.  Tim Toomey, State Representative for the 26th Middlesex District, penned a guest column for wickedlocal.com

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  • Regulation Update – DUA Requirement in MA

    Film credit regulations are always changing. While significant changes are always noticed (hello North Carolina!), many times there are slight tweaks to laws that aren’t noticed until the specific state’s revenue department is reviewing your application. One such change occurred in Massachusetts recently. Under MA TIR

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  • KPM Testifies at Massachusetts State House in Support of Film Incentive

    On Tuesday, March 31, Kevin P. Martin & Associates (KPM) attended a hearing on Beacon Hill by the Joint Committee on Revenue on Governor Baker’s bill H62 “An Act to support working families.” This bill proposes increasing the Earned Income Tax Credit and eliminating the MA

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  • Top TV Shows Based in Boston, MA (Part II)

    Part II – Boston-Based Comedy and Crime Series. This is part II of our series of Popular Boston Based Television series. While most of these shows were set in Boston, only a few were produced entirely, or in part, here in the Commonwealth. Recent changes in

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