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No one can match our level of expertise, relationships, and commitment to your success. We have the industry’s most extensive in-house team of production incentives, finance, and tax experts, and our knowledge of the latest legislations and local laws and regulations is unsurpassed. No other company can match our relationships with film offices, auditors and state revenue departments because we work with them more often on more productions. We are the trusted advisor to major entertainment studios and productions.

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Transferable tax credits: Not sure how to get the most for your tax credit? Trust our expert brokers to match you with the perfect buyer at the best price. Through our exclusive network of Fortune 500 and high net worth clients, our team will help you get the highest value for your transferable tax credits, and strengthen your production’s position with lenders if you need to secure financing. We will manage the entire process from start to finish and make sure you get paid on time so you can concentrate on your project.

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Some pictures from the Winston Baker event in Los Angeles during March. Joseph Chianese moderated an incentives panel with 250 in attendance. Look out for EP Financial Solutions at the next Winston Baker conference in New York on April 14!




July 23-25, 2015

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Creative Strategies for Raising Film and TV Finance in the UK

June 13, 2015

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Jurisdiction Updates

June 11, 2015

<strong>U.S. Jurisdiction:</strong> California.

June 10, 2015

<strong>U.S. Updates:</strong> Alaska, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas. <strong>International Updates:</strong> Canada - Manitoba, Canada - Ontario, Italy, Norway.

April 30, 2015

<strong>U.S. Updates:</strong> California, Maryland, New Mexico. <strong>International Updates:</strong> Canada – Ontario.


In the News

Artisans Feature: Money in the Boot” — Variety, June 23, 2015

The EP Financial Solutions team provided production incentive data for an Artisans feature entitled, “Incentives Scorecard: Italy Extends Tax Credit to TV Productions.”

Artisans Feature: On the Incentives Trail” — Variety, June 16, 2015

Production incentive data provided by the EP Financial Solutions team was used in an Artisans feature entitled, “Incentives Scorecard: Productions Trek to Oregon for Incentives.”

New Tax Credits Produce More Programs for State” — Los Angeles Business Journal, June 15, 2015

Joe Chianese is quoted in an article about production moving back to California and the production accountant’s influence in this decision. With incentives available not just in various states but in countries from Iceland to South Korea, having an accounting expert who understands the latest global incentives available is key to any production shopping for the best bargains, notes Joe. “The accountants are much more involved than ever before,” he said. “When incentives are being offered, each project is preparing four to six budgets, factoring in the savings and benefits of shooting in various places. Producers use this information to decide where they can go to get the most for their money.” (Subscription required to view full article.)