Film & TV Production

Our team has extensive experience in all aspects of the tax implications of SPVs, and the specific taxation rulings for people working in the film and television industries.

We also have tailored industry services specifically for film and TV, including production companies or individual talent and crew – such as producers, actors, directors, writers, editors, and more. In addition to production accounting, we can also provide QAPE services to film production companies, both in feature films and documentaries.

Our services encompass the following:

Production accounting, including processing payments, invoicing and debt collection, cost reporting in prescribed formats, investor reporting, budgeting assistance and QAPE services.

  • Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet reporting, preparation and analysis of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation and lodgement of Income Tax Returns
  • Preparation and lodgement of Business Activity Statements, Instalment Activity Statements, Fringe Benefits Tax returns, PAYG withholding reports, and Superannuation reporting obligations
  • Payroll tax reporting and advice
  • Tax planning
  • General business and taxation advice
  • Non-resident taxation obligations
  • Foreign income and tax residency implications
  • Withholding tax obligations, including special rules for performers
  • Royalty accounting, analysis and audits
  • Export marketing development grant applications and lodgements
  • Grant acquittals