Michael Maxtone-Smith

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Enterprise Investment Scheme availability for film or television co-productions

HMRC has published a note to clarify the interaction between film or television co-productions and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). In the note, HMRC states that companies participating in a film or television...more

3/21/2014 - HMRC Income Tax Act Television Programming UK

The UK Expands Its Film Tax Credit Program; Targets More Production and Visual-Effects Work

Changes to the UK Film Tax Credit - In Britain’s annual Autumn Statement, a report on economic growth and government finances released by Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer (the British equivalent of America’s...more

12/12/2013 - EU Motion Picture Industry Movies Tax Credits Theater Productions UK

Autumn Statement: Good News For The Film Industry

Changes to the UK Film Tax Credit - The changes announced in the Autumn Statement to the UK film tax credit are welcome evidence of the government’s continued support for the audio-visual industry, following the April...more

12/10/2013 - Film Tax Credits Motion Picture Industry UK

Currency Exchanges: Why They Are Needed and How To Avoid A Pitfall

Executive summary - ..Currency exchanges are needed during the production of most films and some television programmes ..That can result in a currency loss or gain ..Financiers need to be sure any...more

7/25/2013 - Currency Exchange Film Tax Credits Financing Funding Tax Credits

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