MATT WOOLBRIGHTThe Associated Press

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February 23, 2013
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Nev. Senate bill proposes tax incentives for film industry

A bill before the Nevada Senate proposes generous tax incentives to persuade the film industry to set up shop in the Silver State, which has seen film revenue tumble in recent years. Sen. Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas, presented SB165 with a team of supporters to the Senate Committee on Revenue and Economic Development. SB165 aims to bring jobs and revenue to Nevada’s beleaguered economy by way of attracting the film industry to the Silver State with transferable tax credits.“It’s about diversifying our economy with a new industry, and we have the opportunity to do that here,” Ford told committee members …

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