Film Commission

Production Incentives (SSAI)

With a 7.5% incentive (caps apply) for feature film projects with at least $250k of approved Texas spending, San Antonio has the strongest local film incentive in the state. Combine this with a 22.5%* cash grant based on in-state spending from the Texas Film Commission, fantastic people, history, climate, diverse locations, and the existing Sales Tax Exemptions for qualifying purchases – and shooting in San Antonio is smarter than ever.

*Includes an underutilized area bonus of 2.5% for San Antonio

To learn more about the Supplemental San Antonio Incentive (SSAI), read the SSAI guidelines and contact the San Antonio Film Commission at (210) 207-6777. 

TAX EXEMPTIONS & REFUNDS

Texas also offers:
  • Up-front Sales Tax Exemptions on most items rented or purchased for direct use in production
  • Refunds of the 6% State Occupancy Tax on hotel rooms occupied for more than 30 consecutive days
  • Refunds on Fuel Tax paid on fuel used off-road


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