Funding

Funding is available from various state organisations and international partnerships.

Section 481 Projects may derive a benefit of up to 32% of their eligible Irish expenditure. 5% Regional Uplift - Projects substantially produced in the regions (outside Dublin/Wicklow and Cork City and County) benefit from or up to 5% uplift subject to specific training related requirements. The 5% uplift applies in 2019 and 2020, 3% in 2021 and 2% in 2022.

Some benefits of Section 481 are: Increased rate of relief: The rate of tax relief has been significantly increased and is now worth up to 32% of eligible Irish expenditure. Expansion of eligible expenditure criteria: The payable tax credit is now based on the cost of ALL cast & crew working in Ireland, regardless of nationality. Greater flexibility in the application process: An application for a certificate entitling the applicant to the tax credit can be submitted at any time prior to the completion of the project. For more information on the various tax and funding schemes please see www.screenireland.ie/filming/section-481

The Broadcast Authority of Ireland - https://www.bai.ie/en/

Virgin - https://www.virginmediatelevision.ie/commissioning/

RTE - https://about.rte.ie/commissioning/

TG4 - https://www.tg4.ie/en/commissioning/commissioning/