|Benefit as a % of spend|
|Financial cap per production||-|
|Do I have to register/set up a company?|
|Does foreign cast/crew paid in their home country/region qualify as expenditure?|| No|
|Do foreign cast/crew have to pay tax in the host country/state/region?|| No|
|Does travel to/from country/region qualify as expenditure?|| No|
|Can a production qualify for other national incentives such as cultural programmes if it qualifies for this incentive?|| No|
|Criteria to access the benefit|
- - Minimum spend 250000 (in local currency)
|When will the benefit/incentive be received?|
|Additional incentives or advantages|
- - Rece tour assistance, location finding service
- - Varies – 21% on qualified expenses not subject to taxation in DC; 30% for BTL resident crew; 42% for qualified expenses subject to taxation.
The program is under revision. However, projects are being reviewed on a case by case basis.
Washington DC does not charge for shooting permits.
DC Film & TV can supply a Film DC incentive card for a 10% discount from all participating businesses.