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Tax credits for the film and TV industry




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California has been trying hard to keep film and TV production in state.

Making movies and TV shows creates thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in tax revenue.

For the last five years California's offered up to 100 million dollars a year in tax incentives to compete with incentives given by other states and coutnriesl. 

But while Califorania's incentive have been popular, their success has been limited.

That's the gist of a report today from the California Film Commission, which administers the tax incentive program.

Southern California Public Radio's Brian Watt wrote about it here, and he joined Take Two to tell us more