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Incentives

Production Incentives Database

Florida Miami-Dade

Incentive Type Grant
Project Criteria Two tiers of projects
1) projects spending more than 500K but less than $1M in the county can receive up to 50,000 back in the grant.

2) projects spending more than $1M in the county can receive up to 100,000 back in the grant.

The production project must spend a minimum of $500,000 in Miami-Dade County on qualifying payroll and qualifying expenses. Qualifying payroll is defined as payment of salary to Miami-Dade County residents for work performed from the first day of pre-production to the last day of post-production (“Duration of Project”). Additionally, each project can include qualifying ancillary expenditures from businesses... +Read More
Loanout Registration Required No
Loanout Withholding No
Project Caps 100000
Minimum Spend 500,000
Getting Started
Each project’s eligibility will be determined on a case-by-case basis and each project/grant agreement will be required to go before the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for individual approval.

Applications should be fully completed and submitted online. along with A content document such as a final script ), storyboards, and digital media projects, Story synopsis.
An itemized budget detailing estimated Miami-Dade County expenditures .A production schedule reflecting pre-production, production and post-production schedule for entire project, including Miami-Dade County, other Florida counties and other states, U.S. territories or countries. Production will be required provide proof of financing within 30 days of submission of qualifying application and paperwork. Upon submission of the application, the applicant will receive by email a confirmation message acknowledging receipt of the application.
Screen Credit Required
Yes
Sales Use Tax Relief
Yes
Claiming Incentive
This process requires a timeframe of two or more months for approval. After the grant is approved, the rebate will be distributed after the production provides proof of their local spend, hires, etc. through a professional audit.
Additional Information
The County will deem the amount of rebate issued to each specific production on a case by case basis with a potential to get at the most $100,000

Compensation Cap- Incentive excludes salaries in excess of $75,000 for any resident.

Last updated: 06/04/2019

Production Incentive Disclaimer
The encapsulated production incentive information on this page is provided for general purposes only and should not be construed as tax advice. While we do our utmost to keep all information up to date, production incentives change often. The best source for incentive details is the film office itself. For more explanation or detail about the production incentive described here, please contact our resident production incentives expert at clientservices@mediaservices.com.