Filmmakers Rally in Pontiac to Support Michigan’s Film Incentives

Will Michigan Lower the Film Tax Rebate?

Michigan’s local filmmakers are fighting with lawmakers to create a promising ending to Michigan’s film incentives. Lawmakers are proposing cuts to the tax rebate program. Producers, directors and even local celebrities showed up in downtown Pontiac to a rally to fight to keep the film incentives intact.

Channel 7 Report

At issue is the amount of money being invested in the incentive program. The governor has proposed lowering the rebates from 42% to 37%, but some lawmakers think capping the program is an even better move. So far, no changes have been made to Michigan’s tax incentive program but a decision is expected to be made in the next few weeks.

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