‘Law and Order’ show wins OK for $10.2M tax credit

TRENTON – The Economic Development Authority on Tuesday approved a $10.2 million tax credit for the production company of NBC’s primetime drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”

According to the application, $216,640 will be credited for fiscal year 2013 and $10 million for the following fiscal year to Northern Entertainment Inc.

According to the state’s film tax credit program, 60 percent of a show’s production expenses must have been done in the state in order to be eligible.

Up to 20 percent of a film’s production expenses can be credited, according to program guidelines.