Film tax credits fail to win governor’s approval


Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a bill intended to help make Kansas more attractive to film and television producers, suggesting that it was the casualty of the Legislature's inability to agree on "fiscally responsible" tax cuts.

Kelly vetoed a bill allocating up to $10 million in yearly tax credits to filmmakers and provided a sales tax exemption for select not-for-profit community theaters.

The bill providing tax credits to filmmakers is similar to one signed into law last year in Missouri by Gov. Mike Parson . . .


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