Bill Status of HB2999 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: REVENUE-FILM PRODUCTION
Rep. Dave Severin
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Film Production Services Tax Credit Act of 2008. Provides that the credit applies on a permanent basis. Provides that the term "Illinois production spending" includes the compensation, not to exceed $1,000,000 per employee, for up to 4 contractual or salaried employees who perform services with respect to an accredited production. Provides that those employees are not required to be residents of the State. Provides that Illinois labor expenditures are limited to: (i) the first $200,000 of wages paid or incurred to each out-of-State employee of the production; and (ii) 100% of the wages paid or incurred to each employee of the production who is a resident of the State. Provides that talk shows, other than talk shows that are produced for local or regional markets, and reality competition productions may be considered accredited productions. Provides that the credit includes 5% of the Illinois labor expenditures generated by the employment of residents of the State who reside outside of the metropolitan area. Provides that the credit amount shall be increased by 5% if 50% or more of the total hours of principal filming or taping of the production are completed in the State but outside of the metropolitan area. Provides that the term "metropolitan area" means the City of Chicago and any part of the State located within 30 miles of the City of Chicago. Effective immediately.