Incentives Scorecard: United Arab Emirates Tempts Productions With Cash Rebate

United Arab Emirates offers a 30% cash rebate of up to $5 million for features and up to $1 million for TV shows. If not shooting principal photography, projects may also apply for a post-production-only rebate and utilize the country’s facilities. Travel and airfare to and from the UAE are eligible. There’s no sales tax, and the film commission assists with location scouting.

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

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