Louisiana Film Tax Incentives

Louisiana film tax incentives make the Bayou State the #1 ranked destination state for film productions in the entire U.S.! With both a generous investor tax incentive and a labor tax incentive, producing your film in Louisiana could mean up to 30% benefit in tax incentives and credits. KPM Film Credit Advisors can help you understand the Louisiana Film Tax credit and can and capitalize on these significant film tax incentives and credits.

Louisiana Film Tax Incentives and Information

Louisiana Film Tax Credit

Type of Incentive Tax credit; partially refundable; transferable; 10 year carry forward
Benefit Details 30% of qualified spend in state (including payroll), plus 5% for resident labor < $1,000,000
Project Cap None
Annual Cap None
Minimum Local Spend $300,000
Loan-Out Company Considerations None
Additional Exemptions ** None
Qualified Production Expenditures Incurred in State, In-State Vendors; Fringes Paid for Qualified Labor. Contact us for more details.
Qualified Labor Resident and Nonresident; Above the Line and Below the Line; Additional 5% tax credit limited to first $1,000,000 of resident labor. Contact us for more details.
Sunset Date None
Film Commission Louisiana Film
Capitol Annex Building
1051 North 3rd Street, Suite 173
Baton Rouge, LA 70802Chris Stelly
Chris.Stelly@la.gov
225.342.5403
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** Jefferson Parish and Shreveport offer additional local rebates.

Learn More about the Louisiana Film Tax Incentives Program

In 2002, the Louisiana legislature enacted the Louisiana Film Tax Incentive Act to induce production companies to shoot their film and video productions (i.e., movies, television shows, commercials, music videos, etc.) in Louisiana. This provides a tax credit incentive for qualified, Louisiana based productions. KPM Film Credit Advisors has the experience and resources to help you reap the benefits of the Louisiana Film tax incentive program. Call us at (781) 849-5357 or email us today and we can discuss the Louisiana Film Tax incentive program or any other state film tax credit or incentive programs that might be right for your project.

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.