Incentives

In addition to our leading State incentives, Baton Rouge offers a Sales Tax Rebate Program on qualifying local spend.  

BATON ROUGE FILM SALES TAX REBATE

  • 2% sales tax rebate in East Baton Rouge Parish on all transactions subject to parish sales tax (payroll not included)
  • $1 million parish spend threshold to qualify 
  • $500,000 per project cap
  • $2 million allocated for the program per year
  • Production offices must be in East Baton Rouge Parish and space must be leased at a purpose-built production facility
  • Must provide an independent audit to verify parish expenditures (same audit as for the State incentives)

Click here to download the Baton Rouge Film Commission incentive information packet and forms. 

STATE INCENTIVES

State incentives have changed as of July 1, 2017. Please click here for more information.