Film - Reimbursement of Production cost
25% of production cost refundable
Reimbursements are offered for film and TV production costs incurred in Iceland. Producers can apply for reimbursements from the State Treasury of 25% of the costs incurred in the production of films and television programs in Iceland. When more than 80% of the total production cost of a motion picture or television program is incurred in Iceland, the reimbursement is calculated on the basis of the total production cost incurred within the European Economic Area. The reimbursement scheme does not cover production of commercials or music videos.
Production costs refers to all costs incurred in Iceland deductible from the revenues of enterprises pursuant to the provisions of the Act on Income and Net Wealth Tax. Payments pertaining to employees and contractors are only to be included in production costs if they are verifiably taxable in Iceland.
For detailed information concerning the application procedure and forms please contact the Film in Iceland Agency.
- Act No. 43/1999 on Temporary Reimbursements in Respect of Film Making in Iceland
- Regulation No. 622/2012 on Temporary Reimbursements in Respect og Film Making in Iceland.
- Instructions to applicants for reimbursement in respect of film making and television programming pursuant to Act No. 43/1999, as amended, and Regulation No. 1011/2007, as amended.
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