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Incentives – Film Baton Rouge

Incentives

BATON ROUGE FILM SALES TAX REBATE
2%
sales tax rebate in E.B.R. Parish
$1 million
parish spend threshold to qualify
$500,000
per project cap
$2 million
allocated for the program per year
Find out more about our local incentive:

State Incentives

MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVES
$300,000
Minimum spend to qualify for Louisiana film tax incentives
5%
Additional base tax credit for shooting outside New Orleans
25%
Base tax credit for qualified expenditures
15%
Additional credit for Louisiana wages
10%
Additional base tax credit for productions with expenditures between $50K - $3M that are based on a Louisiana resident screenplay
5%
Additional credit on VFX expenditures for services performed in the state
5-Year Initial Certification
For scripted television series
88%
Tax credits can be transferred back to the state for 90% of face value (a 2% transfer fee results in an 88% net)
$150,000,000
Annual amount of tax credits issued
Qualified Entertainment Company Tax Incentives
Louisiana is the only state that now offers company-based incentives

A Qualified Entertainment Company (QEC) gets tax credits for full time, permanent jobs. A QEC is a company directly or indirectly engaged in the distribution of audio and/or video entertainment content for public consumption. A QEC must create five new quality jobs.

15%
For each new job for wages equal to or greater than $45K/year, up to $66K per year for W2 employees
20%
Credit for each new job for wages equal to or greater than $65K per year for W2 employees
$1,000,000
Maximum amount per year of credits granted to a QEC
$200,000
Maximum qualifying individual salary per person per year
Find out more about State Incentives:

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