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.