€100m animation sector calls for more film expertise in Revenue

Industry also wants Section 481 tax credit to be extended beyond 2020

1st October, 2017

Animation Ireland wants Revenue to recruit more staff who are “au fait with modern film production”.

In a pre-Budget submission, the trade association for Irish animation studios called for the government to supply additional resources to Revenue to speed up the processing of applications under Section 481 in its pre-budget submission.

It also wants Section 481, the tax credit for film and television production, to be extended beyond 2020. It said this was required...

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