'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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Our Services

Canada Film Capital offers a ‘turn key’ solution to accessing your tax incentives. We will manage every aspect of applying for the tax incentives as outlined below.

Corporate

  • Incorporate Canadian production company (‘ProdCo’)
  • Register CFC as sole shareholder (optional)
  • Appoint CFC management as the Canadian directors and officers (optional)
  • Set up bank accounts and appoint Producer-designated signatories

Legal and Government

  • Provide copyright holder and ProdCo with Production Services Agreement and Consulting Services Contract
  • File all government reports to ensure compliance
  • Register for a federal business number for HST/GST and other tax purposes

Certifications

  • Certify Production with federal agency, CAVCO
  • Certify Production with all applicable Provincial agencies

Analysis

  • Ensure qualifying production costs are properly tracked in the accounting system
  • Audit all production costs to ensure all qualifying costs are identified to maximize tax incentives

Accounting and Tax

  • Prepare Prodco’s year-end financial statements
  • Prepare and file Prodco’s federal & provincial income tax returns and related tax incentive schedules

Financing

Producers can elect to have
  • Canada Film Capital cash-flow the value of the Provincial and Federal tax incentives on a weekly basis