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Audit says Colorado film office paid $1.9 million taxpayer dollars to ineligible production companies
DENVER - An audit released by the state auditor found the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media paid $1.9 million to production companies that didn't qualify for the tax incentives. The Office of Film, Television and Media offers tax incentives to production companies to entice them into filming in Colorado. The production companies must employ a certain number of Coloradans during the production or spend a certain amount of money in the state while filming.