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Big Tax Incentives Now Available in Big Sky Country

With the Montana Economic Industry Advancement (MEDIA) Act, Montana’s first film tax incentive since the Big Sky on the Big Screen Act sunset in 2015, Montana has a new tool to help get stories told in Montana.
29 July 2019

News, Tax, Incentives

New Jersey tax incentives are back. And so are The Sopranos.

Direct from the Film Office — GreenSlate’s Kathleen Thompson, Vice President – Incentives and New Business Development, recently interviewed Steve Gorelick, Executive Director for the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission. Among the...
14 June 2019

News, Tax, Production, Direct from the Film Office, Incentives

2019 New Mexico Incentive Changes

Direct from the Film Office — GreenSlate’s Kathleen Thompson, Vice President – Incentives and New Business Development, recently sat down with Don Gray, Locations Coordinator for the New Mexico Film Office. Among the topics discussed were the...
26 March 2019

News, Tax, Production, Direct from the Film Office, Incentives

Tax Credit Monitoring = No Surprises for Producers and Financiers

Keeping an eye on your tax credit’s value is critical to the overall financial health of a project. The last surprise you want at the end of a project is that your credit is less than expected.
19 February 2019

Tax, Budgets, Incentives

The Undeniable Value of an Opinion in Securing Production Financing

In film and television production, content producers often use tax incentives as a source of financing. The effective cost of a project is net of the tax credit available. In the straightforward case of a film or TV show funded by one equity source,...
25 January 2019

Tax, Budgets, Incentives

What’s the Impact of State Tax Incentives for Productions at the Local Level?

There’s no question that film and TV production are huge revenue drivers for states. In New York State alone, the 55 new and returning TV shows shooting in 2018 will generate an estimated $2.4 billion in spending statewide this year—up almost 31...
25 September 2018

News, Tax, Production, Incentives

GreenSlate Unveils New Tax Credit Management Tools

Search, compare, and calculate production incentives on any device.
17 July 2018

News, Tax, Digital Solutions, Budgets, Incentives

How to Expedite the Tax Incentive Process: Go Digital!

One of the most commonly asked questions a producer or financier has for us when evaluating film tax credit financing is "How long will it take for us to receive the proceeds?"
18 June 2018

News, Tax, Digital Solutions, Incentives

GreenSlate Debuts Another Tool to Expedite Your New York State Tax Credit Application

With our best-in-class GreenSlate Accounting Software (GSA), generating New York State tax credit forms is a snap.
21 May 2018

News, Tax, Incentives