BC Motion Picture Industry Welcomes NDP Pledge to Boost Industry Tax Credits
The Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC (MPPIA) today applauded a commitment from NDP Leader Adrian Dix to improve the BC industry’s competitive position with a 7% rise in the present labour tax credit to 40% if elected on May 14.
a�?We are pleased that the BC NDP recognizes the value and potential of a thriving production sector in this province,a�? said MPPIA Chair Peter Leitch. a�?Competitive tax credits are an imperative in today’s global production market. The BC industry stands among the best in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and London and with a level playing field our future opportunities for employment, investment and growth are extremely promising,a�? Leitch adds.
MPPIA is a member-based, non-profit society established in April 2002 to grow, diversify and promote a competitive and sustainable motion picture production industry in British Columbia.