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2005 House Bill 5206: Movie production tax breaks
Introduced by Rep. Fulton Sheen (R) on September 21, 2005 To authorize Single Business Tax (SBT) credit equal to 130 percent of the costs incurred by a motion picture production company that spends at least $250,000 making a movie in Michigan. The company could sell the amount of the credit that exceeds its tax liability, or could carry that forward to a future tax year.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on September 21, 2005
Reported in the House on October 26, 2005 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 8, 2005 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 8, 2005
Passed 103 to 0 in the House on November 8, 2005 (same description)
To authorize Single Business Tax (SBT) credit equal to 130 percent of the costs incurred by a motion picture production company that spends at least $250,000 making a movie in Michigan. The company could sell the amount of the credit that exceeds its tax liability, or could carry that forward to a future tax year.
Received in the Senate on November 9, 2005
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on November 9, 2005

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