NYS Incentives That Offer You Great Return on Your Investment

Extra 10% "Bump" for Albany County 

Albany County Incentive 

For the period 2015-2019, productions over $500,000 can receive an additional 10 percent credit on qualified labor expenses incurred in select counties which includes ALBANY COUNTY.


Film Production Credit (click here): 30% fully refundable tax credit on qualified production and post-production expenses incurred during production/post production in New York State.


Post Production Credit (click here): 30%-35% on qualified post-production expenses incurred in New York State. This program is for productions which are not eligible for the film production tax credit program.


Commercial Credit (click here): 5% on qualified production expenses for commercials and a 20% annual growth credit. Applications submitted annually.


Sales Tax Exemptions (click here): Film production activities/expenses that are exempt from New York State sales tax.


Film Tax Credits Quarterly Reports (click here): Quarterly Reports from Empire State Development on Film Tax Credits. 


The film tax credit program is managed by an experienced team at the Empire State Development Corporation.    


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