FIBC Tax Credit Calculator

When principal photography starts after September 30, 2016.
Please note that this sample is for demonstration purposes only and is not an official tax credit estimate. For animated productions that start key animation after June 26, 2015, the regional and distant tax credits are subject to a different calculation method than that indicated in the calculator below. If you have any questions about your calculation, or if you have a unique situation, please contact one of our staff and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Provincial tax credits - Domestic production

  • A
    Total Cost of Production (excluding assistance)
    $
  • B
    Labour cap
    A x 60%
    $ 0.00
  • C
    BC net labour incurred by production company (excluding writer fees)
    $
  • D
    BC net labour directly attributable to creating VFX or digital animation
    $
  • E
    Total principal photography (PP) (or key animation) days in BC (TD)
  • F
    Total PP (or key animation) outside of Vancouver (RD)
  • G
    Total PP (or key animation) days in Distant Location (DD)
  • H
    Qualifed BC labour expenditures
    lesser of B and C
    $ 0.00
  • I
    FIBC Basic
    H x 35%
    $ 0.00
  • J
    Regional
    F/E x H x 12.5%
    $ 0.00
  • K
    Distant Location Regional
    G/E x H x 6%
    $ 0.00
  • L
    DAVE - 16%
    D x 16%
    $ 0.00
  • M
    Total provincial tax credits
    I + J + K + L
    $ 0.00

Federal tax credit - CPTC

  •  
    Total Cost of Production
    A
    $ 0.00
  • N
    Less assistance
    M
    $ 0.00
  • O
    Adjusted total cost of production
    A-N
    $ 0.00
  • P
    Labour cap
    O x 60%
    $ 0.00
  • Q
    Canadian labour expenditures
    C
    $ 0.00
  • R
    Qualified Canadian labour expenditures
    lesser of P and Q
    $ 0.00
  • S
    Total federal tax credit
    R x 25%
    $ 0.00
  • T
    Total provincial and federal tax credits
    M + S
    $ 0.00