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Michigan May Send Film Credits to the Cutting Room Floor

Bill looks to end subsidies, $500 million and no job gains later

… originally appropriated for film production subsidies … Katie Carey said the film credit program “has been a … investigation of all the tax credits, you'd find … more

Plot to Kill Film Credits Begins to Look Plausible

… chance that Michigan’s film subsidy program will … Development Corporation) credits and the budget. … that the “refundable” tax credit deals the previous … something like the film credits would be something … more

The GOP Politicians Who Voted Against Ending Film Subsidies

Those voting for more tax credits explain why

… eliminate the state’s film subsidy program. The … was “refundable” tax credits. The Legislature reconstituted … nearly $500 million in taxpayer-funded subsidies … vote. Michigan’s film subsidies date back … more

Cost to Replace Lost Jobs with Michigan Film Subsidies: $39.4 Billion

… estimates that Michigan film production tax breaks and subsidies … "The nature of the credit and the resulting activity … During that year the film incentives' net cost … more

MCPP Experts Take Down Film Program in MLive

… business of subsidizing film production companies. Skorup … money here in Michigan, taxpayers never come out … create a sustainable film industry in Michigan. … fiscally conservative Tax Foundation says they … more

Film Tax Credits Don’t Grow the Economy

… state’s newly minted film tax credit program, the … Corporation reported that film incentives created zero … more

Cap the Film Incentives and Kill the Film Industry in Michigan? Not Yet

Film Industry Supporters Crying Wolf Over Governor's Plans for Film Subsidies

… Free Press column , film industry proponent and … $10 million in film credits.   According to … away. No successful tax-incentive state has … refundable, unlimited film incentives, you might … more

Mackinac Expert Talks Film Incentives on NPR

No full-time jobs were created as a result of this corporate welfare

… had the most generous film incentive program in … D.C.: “Film tax credits don’t pay for themselves, … governments can spend taxpayer money on. “In … Considered” to discuss state film incentives. He said … more

Hohman on Film Incentives

Price tag of $500 million for no industry growth

… ineffectiveness of Michigan’s film incentive program. The House Tax Policy committee continues … that would repeal the film incentive program. The … $500 million on the film subsidies and is authorized … more