The Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit is among the most competitive and user-friendly incentive programs in the world. View the eligibility requirements for the program below.
How can an out of province producer access the SFETC?
What are the eligibility requirements for production companies?
- A visiting producer can form a single purpose company headquartered in Saskatchewan for the sole purpose of producing the project. This single purpose entity would not have to share in copyright ownership, but would have to meet all requirements as set out for production company eligibility and the Saskatchewan partner would have at least 50% control of the entity.
- A visiting producer can set up traditional a co-production between an eligible Saskatchewan based company and an out of province company/companies. In this case, the Saskatchewan company must be responsible for applying and receiving the tax credit.
- Production companies must have a permanent establishment in Saskatchewan and must pay at least 25% of its salaries and wages to Saskatchewan resident employees.
- Cannot be a shareholder in a Canadian broadcaster or controlled by a corporation based outside Saskatchewan.
Please contact Susanne Bell, CEO/Film Commissioner with any questions you may have regarding the tax credit program at 1 (306) 798-3457 or firstname.lastname@example.org