Incentives Scorecard: Utah Draws Productions With Iconic Locations, Tax Credit

Utah Film Production Tax Incentives

Monument Valley, the iconic location where John Ford filmed many of his Westerns, and Park City, site of the annual Sundance Film Festival, are both in Utah, inextricably linking the state to filmmaking past and present. Furthermore, with a 20%-25% refundable, nontransferrable tax credit for qualifying productions, and no per-project cap, the Beehive State continues to be a major shooting destination.

$200k Utah spending necessary to qualify for a 20% tax credit
$1m Utah spending that may qualify a production for a 25% tax credit
0 Per-project cap
$6.79m Amount allocated annually to Utah’s motion picture incentive

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

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Artisans News from Variety