Prepare to get screwed. Big Business in Georgia is already getting loads of what we call tax *exemptions* (think of how Delta is not taxed for fuel, the way we are taxed for gas purchases). Despite every report and recommendation and committee convened under the stars, Big Biz gets pretty much whatever they send their lobbyista into the Georgia Legislature to ask the legislators for.
The film credit (for film industry) is just one fight among dozens that reform advocates face if they wish to make the exemption-heavy sales tax code into a predictable revenue machine.
Recommendations to increase the sales tax on cigarettes and add new sales taxes on purchases by nonprofits or the private sales of used cars face a similar uphill climb.
How reassuring! At least we face an *uphill climb* before getting it, right?