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Tax Credit Financing

Tax Credit Placement

Eligible Production Types

Animation

Commercials

Documentaries

Feature Films

Game Shows

Pilots

Post Only

Reality Television

Scripted Television

Talk Shows

Video Games

Location Production Needs

Beaches Ocean

City

Deserts

Forests

Lakes Rivers

Mountains

Rural

Snow

Suburban

Tropical

Incentive20%-30% Transferable Tax Credit
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GEORGIA - Savannah

Labor
Resident ATL20%
Resident BTL20%
Non-Resident ATL20%
Non-Resident BTL20%
Labor Uplifts

10% for including Georgia promotional logo/end title credit or pre-approved alternative marketing promotion

Qualified Spend
Spend20%

Qualified expenditures include materials, services and labor. Qualified purchases, rentals, and services must satisfy the Georgia vendor rule. Developmental costs, most fees, and marketing and distribution are not a qualified expenditure.

Click here for a list of qualified expenditures.

Spend Uplifts

10% for including Georgia promotional logo/end title credit or pre-approved alternative marketing promotion

Minimum/Caps
Minimum Spend$500K
Project CapNone
Compensation Cap$500K (no cap for loan-outs)
Annual CapNone
Application

To apply for the 20% certification for feature films, television pilots, television series and music videos a production company must:

  • Complete the 20% certification application for each project
  • Provide proof of funding
  • Attach a final shooting script and also provide story boards for commercials and music videos

To apply for 10% GEP Uplift certification for feature films, television pilots, television series and music videos each project must:

  • Complete the 20% certification application per project
  • Attach a final shooting script and storyboards for music videos
  • Complete the 10% GEP Uplift application

Audit application must be submitted within one year of completion of principal photography. The audit may commence any time once the application has been submitted and the audit fee paid.

Additional Requirements
Screen CreditYes
CPA AuditYes
Loan-Out RegistrationYes
Income Tax Withholding

Individual: Not Required

Loan-out: 5.75%

Sunset DateNone
Carry Forward3 Years
Additional Information

Georgia Film Office

Lee Thomas, Deputy Commissioner

404.962.4048

film@georgia.org

www.georgia.org/production-incentives

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