In addition to the state rebate for shooting in Florida, Sarasota county offers additional incentives when you book local talent and locations through a Sarasota-based business like SRQ Locations! Read more or contact Tina Shumway at SFC link below…
Sarasota County Local Film , TV & Media Incentives-100% cash rebate on county governmental fees, plus up to 20% cash back on private sector qualified expenditures.
SARASOTA COUNTY FILM, TELEVISION, MEDIA PRODUCTION/POST PRODUCTION CASH REBATE INCENTIVE PROGRAM Application Form
Submit All Forms and Backup Documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org
**** PLEASE NOTE: North of University Parkway is in Manatee County and not eligible for incentives.****
State of Florida…The Governor’s Office of Film & Entertainment can answer all of your questions about applications for the new Florida Film, Television, and Digital Media Incentive program that began on Monday, July 2, 2007. It gets bigger and better every year!
Go to the website at www.filminflorida.com or call them toll-free with any State of Florida Tax Credit Incentive Program ~ For all of the details, click here: http://www.filminflorida.com/ifi/incentives.asp
• 20% – 30% transferable tax credit
o 20% base percentage
o 5% Off Season Bonus (for certain production types)
o 5% Family Friendly Bonus (for certain production types)
o 5% Underutilized Region Bonus (for General Production Queue only)
o 5% Qualified Production Facility/Digital Media Facility Bonus (for
General Production Queue, on expenditures associated with production
activity at a Qualified Production Facility/Digital Media Facility)
o 15% Florida Student/Recent Graduate Bonus (for General Production
Queue, on student/recent grad wages and other compensation)
• The priority for qualifying/certifying projects for tax credit awards is determined on a first-come, first-served basis within its appropriate queue.
Information on all of Florida’s Film Incentives can be found on the OFE’s website at www.filminflorida.com or 877-FLA-FILM.