Hofmann, Katja
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/23/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 59, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports that Germany's state governors called for a film industry tax rebates system similar to the one introduced in Great Britain. The governors do not want a re-hash of the tax haven film funds axed by the newly elected federal government. The two models being offered by the working group are the British rebate model and the Film Investment Trust.


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