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  1. Utah Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 31, 2017

    Utah Film Incentive Program Highlights Utah has a 20% tax credit on a minimum investment of $500,000 on qualified productions in Utah. An additional 5% uplift can be earned for productions with Utah spend of…

  2. Oklahoma Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 31, 2017

    TYPE OF INCENTIVE The Oklahoma Film incentive program is a cash rebate BENEFIT DETAILS One of the highest base rebate percentages in the nation at 35% An additional 2% can be obtained by utilizing Oklahoma’s…

  3. New York Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 31, 2017

    Voluntary Third-Party Agreed Upon Procedeurs (AUP) Two years ago, the New York film incentive program, overseen by the Empire State Development Agency (ESD), adapted a policy of allowing applicants to have voluntary 3rd party agreed-upon procedures (AUP)…

  4. West Virginia Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 31, 2017

    TYPE OF INCENTIVE The West Virginia Film Incentive program features a transferable tax credit BENEFIT DETAILS 27% of qualified spend in state; 4% kicker on all qualified costs if 10 or more WV residents hired…

  5. New Mexico Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 27, 2017

    A Production Incentive Trailblazer The New Mexico Film Incentive program was one of the first state programs to offer a film production tax credit and its competitive incentive program makes New Mexico a popular destination…

  6. Minnesota Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 27, 2017

    MINNESOTA FILM INCENTIVE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Minnesota usually hosts smaller productions with an emphasis on the unique locations provided by the state. The incentive program consists of a cash rebate rather than a tax incentive. The Minnesota…

  7. Maryland Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 27, 2017

    MARYLAND FILM INCENTIVE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: With its proximity to the nation’s capital and a diverse range of locations, Maryland consistently hosts political narrative productions – most notably House of Cards and The Wire. The Maryland film tax…

  8. Massachusetts Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 27, 2017

    MASSACHUSETTS FILM INCENTIVE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Since establishing the credit in 2006, over 1,000 productions have been filmed in Massachusetts, including recent Academy Award winners Manchester by the Sea and Spotlight. The Massachusetts Film Incentive Credit…

  9. Kentucky Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 27, 2017

    Program Details Qualified productions can take advantage of a refundable income tax credit under the Kentucky film incentive program 30% of approved expenditures 35% of Kentucky resident labor and 30% of non-resident labor THINK ABOUT: Film…

  10. Illinios Film Incentive Program

    State Incentive Brief | October 27, 2017

    ILLINOIS FILM TAX INCENTIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Illinois is known as a world-class destination for film production with locations ranging from the iconic Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan lakefront to picturesque farmland and small towns.  In addition, Illinois…