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California sees record level of film tax credit applications
California sees record level of film tax credit applications

Even as it struggles to keep crews from leaving the state, California has received a record number of applicants for its film and TV tax credits. The California Film Commission said Tuesday that it received 497 applications on Monday for the state's film and TV tax credit program, 117 more than last year. However, due to limited funds, only 23 projects were initially selected for a tax credit, the commission said in a statement. The surge in applicants underscores the importance that tax breaks and rebates play in helping to finance movies and TV shows, and a growing dilemma for California: the widening gap between demand for tax credits and the supply of available funds. ...

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