'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • Stable, reliable & financeable through CFC
  • 100% refundable - no brokering required

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'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No annual funding caps
  • No caps per Production
  • No salary caps
  • No sunset clauses or expiry dates

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'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No 'minimum spend in Canada' test
  • No Canadian filming/shooting days required
    -Both 'Post-Production-only'&'VFX-only' costs are eligible

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'PRODUCTION SERVICES' Tax Credits

  • No Canadian 'cultural' tests
  • Non-Canadian entity can hold copyright

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Canadian Content tax credits

  • Stable, reliable and bankable
  • 100% refundable - no brokering required

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Tax Incentives on VFX / Animation Contracts


Key in only:    
Contract amount $
Estimated %, qualifying labour %
Estimated OCASE ($) granted to Producer by VFX House $ (*Ontario Only)
  Key in only:      
         
  Contract amount $    
  Estimated %, qualifying labour %    
  Estimated OCASE ($) granted to Producer by VFX House $    
    tax credits based on labour tax credits based
on other spend
Grand Total
         
  Contract amount, net
  less: Est'd OCASE discount by VFX house 
  Contract amount, net 
     
  Estimated %, qualifying labour     
  Estimated %, other spend  n/a n/a
  Estimated qualifying base   
     
  Accruing to Producer       
  Estimated Provincial PSTC %
  Estimated Provincial VFX credit % 
  Estimated Federal PSTC % (ground-down)     
  Estimated Total Tax Credit %   
     
  Accruing to Producer       
  Estimated Tax Credits 
         
  Net Cost to Producer of VFX/Animation contract n/a n/a
     
  Producer's Savings %  n/a n/a
         
  Key in only:      
         
  Contract amount $    
  Estimated %, qualifying labour %    
  Estimated OCASE ($) granted to Producer by VFX House $    
    tax credits based on labour tax credits based
on other spend
Grand Total
         
  Contract amount, net
  less: Est'd OCASE discount by VFX house 
  Contract amount, net 
     
  Estimated %, qualifying labour     
  Estimated %, other spend  n/a n/a
  Estimated qualifying base   
     
  Accruing to Producer       
  Estimated Provincial PSTC %
  Estimated Provincial VFX credit % 
  Estimated Federal PSTC % (ground-down)     
  Estimated Total Tax Credit %   
     
  Accruing to Producer       
  Estimated Tax Credits 
         
  Net Cost to Producer of VFX/Animation contract n/a n/a
     
  Producer's Savings %  n/a n/a
         
  Key in only:      
         
  Contract amount $    
  Estimated %, qualifying labour %    
  Estimated OCASE ($) granted to Producer by VFX House $    
    tax credits based on labour tax credits based
on other spend
Grand Total
         
  Contract amount, net
  less: Est'd OCASE discount by VFX house
  Contract amount, net
     
  Estimated %, qualifying labour    
  Estimated %, other spend n/a n/a
  Estimated qualifying base  
     
  Accruing to Producer      
  Estimated Provincial PSTC %
  Estimated Provincial VFX credit %
  Estimated Federal PSTC % (ground-down)    
  Estimated Total Tax Credit %  
     
  Accruing to Producer      
  Estimated Tax Credits
         
  Net Cost to Producer of VFX/Animation contract n/a n/a
     
  Producer's Savings % n/a n/a
         
  Key in only:      
         
  Contract amount $    
  Estimated %, qualifying labour %    
  Estimated OCASE ($) granted to Producer by VFX House $    
    tax credits based on labour tax credits based
on other spend
Grand Total
         
  Contract amount, net
  less: Est'd OCASE discount by VFX house
  Contract amount, net
     
  Estimated %, qualifying labour    
  Estimated %, other spend n/a n/a
  Estimated qualifying base  
     
  Accruing to Producer      
  Estimated Provincial PSTC %
  Estimated Provincial VFX credit %
  Estimated Federal PSTC % (ground-down)    
  Estimated Total Tax Credit %  
     
  Accruing to Producer      
  Estimated Tax Credits
         
  Net Cost to Producer of VFX/Animation contract n/a n/a
     
  Producer's Savings % n/a n/a