Georgia film tax incentives offer production incentives up to 30% of your Georgia production expenditures in transferable tax credits. The program is available for qualifying projects, including feature films, television series, commercials, music videos, animation and game development. At KPM Film Credit Advisors is a qualified CPA and business-consulting firm that offers full business and tax services and can help you get the most out of the Georgia film tax incentives program.
Georgia Film Tax Incentives and Information
|Type of Incentive||Tax credit; non-refundable; transferable; 5 year carry forward|
|Benefit Details||20% of spend in state, with additional 10% for qualified Georgia promotion|
|Minimum Local Spend||$500,000|
|Loan-Out Company Considerations||Production company must withhold 6% Georgia tax from payments made to loan outs in order for such payments to qualify for the film tax credit. Loan out companies must register with the Georgia DOR and file corporate/individual taxes in the state. Loan out’s failure to comply shall not affect the film tax credit claimed by the production company.|
|Additional Exemptions||Sales & Use Tax Relief Available|
|Qualified Production Expenditures||Incurred in State; In-State Vendors; Fringes Paid for Qualified Labor; Taxes Paid for Qualified Labor. Contact us for more details.|
|Qualified Labor||Resident and Nonresident; Above the Line and Below the Line. $500,000 cap for employee labor paid on W-2. Loan outs and independent contractors not subject to cap. Contact us for more details.|
|Film Commission||Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office
75 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30308Lee Thomas
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With one of the industry’s most competitive production incentive programs, the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act can help you dramatically cut production costs without sacrificing quality. KPM Film Credit Advisors knows the Georgia film tax incentive program and has worked with all of the major Studios and independent filmmakers. We will take the time to help you through the process of filmmaking and Georgia film tax credits. Contact us at (781) 849-5357 for more information today!
NOTE: This content has been prepared by Kevin P. Martin & Associates, P.C. for informational purposes only and should not be construed as tax advice or relied on for specific projects. Though every effort has been made to remain current, laws and incentives change and, therefore, this information may have been revised. Please contact us to confirm any laws or the effect of incentives on your project.