ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The amount of film tax credits for producers of movies and television shows in Maryland will be determined by the governor, under a bill that has cleared the Maryland General Assembly.
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Late last year, the state’s Department of Legislative Services recommended in a report that the program should end, because vying for film projects can become competitive and also unpredictable for states.READ MORE: Murder Trial Begins For Keith Smith, Man Who Claimed Baltimore Panhandler Killed His Wife
Maryland provided $62.5 million in tax credits between fiscal years 2012 and 2016, mostly for two shows, “House of Cards,” and the HBO program “VEEP.”MORE NEWS: State School Board Wants To Establish Target Metrics Before Lifting Mask Mandate In Classrooms
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