Film production incentives — by the state

Map_of_USA_showing_state_namesMany states offer tax credits, rebates and other incentives to Hollywood film productions.

Here’s a list of the major tax credit and rebate programs (eligibility requirements differ from state to state; some states cap their incentives; where rates vary, the maximum available rate is listed):

42 percent » Michigan

37 percent » Oklahoma

35 percent » Missouri

32 percent » Tennessee

31 percent » West Virginia

30 percent » Alaska, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York, Washington

25 percent » Alabama, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Wisconsin

22 percent » Florida

20 percent » Hawaii, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, South Carolina

17 percent » Texas

15 percent » Arkansas, Wyoming

14 percent » Montana

12 percent » Maine

10 percent » Colorado

Variable » Virginia

None » Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont

Source: Motion Picture Association of America