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Pact wants copros included in UK film tax credit

The January 2007 amendments to British film tax credits allowed for a higher amount of production costs being covered and ensured that less abuse would occur by paying producers directly. Pact's chief executive, John McVay, says that the amendments are a great success for filmmakers, but there's room for improvement considering that coproductions filmed outside of the UK are left with little or no benefits.
October 29, 2008

The January 2007 amendments to British film tax credits allowed for a higher amount of production costs being covered and ensured that less abuse would occur by paying producers directly. Pact’s chief executive, John McVay, says that the amendments are a great success for filmmakers, but there’s room for improvement considering that coproductions filmed outside of the UK are left with little or no benefits.

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