Tax Incentives

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incentives overview


Have a question about tax incentives for film production? Let us sum it up for you.


Eligible Expenses

  • Production script and synopsis
  • Set construction and operations
  • Wardrobe, accessories, and related services
  • Lease or rental of real property in Kentucky as a set location
  • Photography, sound synchronization, lighting, and related services
  • Editing and related services
  • Rental of equipment
  • Vehicle leases
  • Food and accommodations


enhanced incentives by county

Enhanced Incentives
by County

Qualified productions receive a 35% incentive for filming in an enhanced incentive county.


After you apply

If your application is approved, an agreement will be signed and filed with the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission (LRC). Before it can be filed, we must verify that you're registered with the Secretary of State to do business in Kentucky and we will need a copy of your W-9 form.

W-9 Form