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Boosted Film and TV Tax Credit Bill Goes to California Governor

July 15, 2021, 7:03 PM

Tax credits for California’s homegrown film and television industry would expand under a bill lawmakers sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday.

The bill (S.B. 144) increases funding for recurring or relocating TV series, creates a new category of credit for sound stage construction, and requires credit applicants to provide plans for improving workforce diversity.

Lawmakers sent the bill to the Democratic governor as part of the overall budget package for the fiscal year that began July 1, with a vote of 62-0 in the Assembly and 37-0 in ...

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