Incentives
The Baltimore Film Office wants to make filming in Baltimore City easy by providing your production with the following services:
  • Free project registration
  • Free use of selected city properties and locations
  • Streamlined permit process and fees
  • Parking passes for location scouts
  • Discount parking rates at selected locations and parking facilities
Film Production Activity Tax Credit

A film production entity may be entitled to a refundable tax credit against the State of Maryland (State) income tax for certain costs incurred in the State that are necessary to carry out a film production activity in the State. The text of the authorizing statute can be found here. A film production entity may receive a refundable income tax credit of up to 25% of qualified direct costs of a film production activity. A television series may receive a credit of up to 27% of qualified direct costs. The aggregate total of tax credits issued in a fiscal year cannot exceed $7.5 million.

For further details, contact:
Jack Gerbes
Maryland Film Office
410-767-6343

Maryland Tax Incentives:.
An exemption from the 6% state sales tax is available to qualified feature, television, cable, commercial, documentary, music video, etc., projects. For more information, call the Maryland Film Office or visit them on the web: www.marylandfilm.org and click on Maryland Tax Incentives.

10 E. Baltimore Street, 10th floor Baltimore, MD 21202
PHONE: 410.752.8632       FAX: 410.385.0361
Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts

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