Canada - Alberta

NameCA - QC Services Productions Tax Credit (QPSTC)
FundQuébec - Société de développement des entreprises culturelles
TypeProduction Incentive
Project typesFeature Films, TV series, TV single work, Web project, Shorts, Virtual reality
Nature of projectFiction, Animation, Documentary
Annual budgetThis program covers all spend, from screenplay to post-production
Funding calculation % of QE upto20
Funding calculation info20 % of 'all QC spend' + additional 16% on QC expenses (broad notion) for CGI and special effects incl. shooting in front of chroma-key / Public fundings (incl. public Canadian broadcasters financial support) will be deducted from qualifying expenses for tax credit calculation
Nature of fundingAutomatic
Who can applyForeign companies registered or with branch office in the country, National Production Company, Production company registered in the region/state, Service Production Company
Who can apply infoForeign owned companies are eligible if office registered in QC / Ineligible applicants : tax exempt corporation, corporation that holds a broadcasting licence issued by the CRTC
Other requirementsFeature films or TV series: total production costs at least 250 000 CAD / Applicant must own the copyright or has signed directly with the copyright owner, a contract to supply services in relation with the project
All year roundYes
RecoupableNot Recoupable
Tax typeTax Credit
Financial supportNational Productions, Coproductions, Foreign Productions, Special Effects
Individuals paying income tax inQuébec
Service companies paying taxes inQuébec

Contact Details

Name: Pierre Paquette
Phone:+1 514 841-2236