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Incentives Scorecard: Mexico Woos Productions With Cash, Tax Breaks

Mexico’s incentive program has long drawn big-budget films, offering a cash reimbursement of up to 7.5% on qualifying spending, and a refund on value-added tax of up to 16%. Other lures include low shooting costs and locations that run the gamut from arid deserts to lush rain forests. “Spectre,” the latest Bond film, shot scenes in Mexico City, which boasts multiple soundstages, good crews and a film commission eager to help.

 

Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.

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