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Think Tank: Film Incentive is Bad Deal for Taxpayers

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A proposal to increase the tax incentives and rebates given to film and TV producers that shoot in Utah won broad support in the House of Representatives. But a new study by a local conservative think tank says when the state gives out such incentives, it’s pretty much throwing taxpayer money down the drain.

(KCPW News) A proposal to increase the tax incentives and rebates given to film and TV producers that shoot in Utah won broad support in the House of Representatives. But a new study by a local conservative think tank says when the state gives out such incentives, it’s pretty much throwing taxpayer money down the drain. It was authored by Matthew Piccolo, Policy Analyst for the Sutherland Institute. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson spoke with him about the report.

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To hear what supporters of the film incentive have to say, listen to this report.

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