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CANADA - FEDERAL - Production Service

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Tax Credit Financing

Tax Credit Placement

Eligible Production Types

Animation

Commercials

Documentaries

Feature Films

Game Shows

Pilots

Post Only

Reality Television

Scripted Television

Talk Shows

Video Games

Location Production Needs

Beaches Ocean

City

Deserts

Forests

Lakes Rivers

Mountains

Rural

Snow

Suburban

Tropical

Legislation/
Guidance

Incentive16% Refundable Tax Credit
Labor
Resident ATL16%
Resident BTL16%
Qualified Spend

The tax credit amount is calculated on the qualifying Canadian labour expenditures net of 'assistance' ('assistance' includes any provincial incentives that are directly attributable to qualifying labour spend).

Minimum/Caps
Minimum Spend$1M CAD (film); $200K CAD (TV per episode ≥ 30 mins); or $100K CAD (TV per episode < 30 mins)
Minimum Filming DaysNone
Project CapNone
Compensation CapNone
Annual CapNone
Application

The qualifying corporation submits a completed PSTC Application to CAVCO in respect of each eligible production. Applications can be submitted at any time during the production (from the start of principal photography or key animation) or after production activities have been completed.

Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office

1-888-433-2200

PCH.bcpac-cavco.PCH@canada.ca

https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/cavco-tax-credits.html

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