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Film: Investment opportunities for all

The Section 481 tax incentive allows any taxpayer to invest a relatively modest sum, with low risk, in a film or TV series made in Ireland, writes Mary Kate Ó Flanagan.

26th February, 2012
Paul Mee, head of film finance at Mazars.

The tax incentive Section 481 is the primary focus of the thoughts and, at times, prayers of the business people employed in Ireland's film and television production.

"Section 481 remains a crucial element in being able to attract production to Ireland, particularly the more valuable work that provides well-paid jobs, like high-end television drama and bigger budget feature films," said Barbara Galavan, chief executive of Screen Producers Ireland.

"Ireland's production industry would cease to be referred to...

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