cities and two counties that do not charge for film permits at all.
In addition to the natural beauty, Oregon has been enticing producers with financial incentives. To start, Oregon has no sales tax whatsoever. This is unusual around the United States and saves major productions countless dollars. As if that weren’t enough, the Governor’s Office of Film and Television recently implemented additional financial incentives for filming in Oregon. The programs rebate 20 percent of Oregon-based goods and services, and an additional cash payment of up to 16.2 percent of wages paid to production personnel. Unlike other states’ programs, these incentives are cash rebates as opposed to tax credits so the money is back into the pocket and can be ready to spend much quicker. “I have been working at Chambers for about four years. In the last two years, we have seen quite a