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Arizona Aims to Lure Moviemakers With New Film, TV Tax Credits

June 24, 2022, 6:27 PM

Arizona would give movie and TV production companies tax credits to film in the state through a bill lawmakers are sending to Gov. Doug Ducey (R).

The measure (H.B. 2156) would create tax credits ranging from 15% to 20% of qualified production costs, with additional credits when companies hire Arizona workers or use certain production facilities.

  • The Arizona Commerce Authority could preapprove tax credits up to $75 million in 2023, scaling up to $125 million a year starting in 2025. Each film could receive up to $25 million.
  • Tax credits would run from the tax ...