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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%-25% Transferable Tax Credit/Rebate
Related Programs

MINNESOTA - St Louis County

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

5% for productions with qualified minimum MN spend of $1M or 60% shoot days outside of the metro

Qualified Spend
Spend20%

Qualified expenditures include direct costs of a qualified production incurred after the date of the project’s certification letter.

Spend Uplifts

5% for productions with qualified minimum MN spend of $1M or 60% shoot days outside of the metro

Minimum/Caps
Minimum Spend$1M (tax credit); $100K (rebate)
Annual Cap$4.95M (tax credit); $460K (rebate)
Application

MN Production Rebate - projects spending $1M or more may apply 60 days prior to principal photography in MN.

Film Production Tax Credit - apply at least 30 day, but no more than 90 days prior to beginning of principal photography in MN.

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

Individual: Not Required

Loan-out: Requirements vary, please contact incentives@ep.com for more information

Sunset DateDecember 31, 2024

Minnesota Film and TV

Melodie Bahan, Executive Director

612.767.0095

melodie@mnfilmtv.org

www.mnfilmtv.org

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