The Definitive Guide to New Mexico’s Film Tax Incentive

The Definitive Guide to New Mexico’s Film Tax Incentive

As one of the first states in the U.S. to offer production tax incentives, New Mexico’s program has had its share of changes over the years. From blockbusters to Breaking Bad In 2011, the program seemed to have hit its high-water mark when three major features were...

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How Production Crews Come To Embrace the W2

How Production Crews Come To Embrace the W2

While smaller productions in the past may have paid their production crew as independent contractors and issued a 1099 at the end of the year, more and more producers are getting on the W2 train and paying crew and cast members properly: as employees. Our own Anthony...

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How Production Crews Come To Embrace the W2

Alabama: Hidden Gem of Hollywood South

With a relatively low minimum spend of $500k and a competitive refundable tax credit, Alabama has the attention of independent producers weighing their options in “Hollywood South.” The state offers a refundable tax credit of 25% on local spend and non-resident...

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How Production Crews Come To Embrace the W2

Applications Open for New Jersey Incentives Program

New Jersey comes roaring back to the incentives field this year with one of the most competitive programs on the Eastern seaboard… which is saying a lot, what with heavy hitters like Georgia, New York and Massachusetts in the mix. With the new application just...

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How Production Crews Come To Embrace the W2

This Holiday Season, We’ve Got Home on our Minds.

We're not gonna sugar-coat it, California's had a rough 2018. From skyrocketing rents to rising homelessness to devastating wildfires, a lot of people are in need. If you're looking for a way to help, we're only too happy to share these amazing organizations. Every...

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Why “Employer-of-Record” Payroll?

Why “Employer-of-Record” Payroll?

When you engage the services of any reputable entertainment industry payroll provider, you will invariably hear the term “employer-of-record” associated with the organization and its payroll services. (If you don’t, you should certainly ask the provider if they do in...

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