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May 24, 2013
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Committee approves offering tax credits for filmmakers coming to Nevada

Legislation designed to draw Hollywood filmmakers to Nevada was unanimously approved Thursday by the Senate Finance Committee. But the Republicans on the panel reserved the right to change their votes when Senate Bill 165 reaches the Senate floor. The amended version, according to sponsor Sen. Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas, limits the bill to a four-year pilot project and removes live-entertainment tax as one of the revenue streams the tax credits can be applied to. It also cuts the total transferrable tax credits that can be issued each year from $35 million to $20 million, he said, and the maximum allowable …

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