The Georgia Film Industry Fights To Keep Tax Incentives

Dec 19, 2016

Georgia’s film industry tax credits have brought nearly 80,000 jobs to the state and more than $4 billion in wages. But the incentive program now has a powerful enemy.

 

The group Americans for Prosperity, backed by the Koch Brothers, is lobbying to strip film producers of their tax breaks. They say it is unfair for the industry to come in and use state resources without paying their due.

 

Reporter Jennifer Brett of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution joins us to talk about it, along with Craig Miller, Chair of the Georgia Film, Music, Digital Entertainment Advisory Commission.