Fla. Film Industry Touts Tax Credit Success

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 6:04 PM EST) -- Florida's film tax credits have yielded $7.2 billion in economic spending and helped create 87,870 jobs in the state, according to a report released Monday conducted by a public accountancy and business advisory group.

Nearly one-fourth of the state's leisure visitors and one-fifth of all visitors said that viewing a movie or television series filmed in Florida was either "extremely important" or "very important" in their decision to travel to Florida, the MNP LLP report said.

In other words, the Sunshine State made $20.50 for every...
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