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The attractiveness of Spain for foreign film and television productions stems, not just from its internationally recognized great professionals, unbeatable sceneries and excellent natural and weather conditions, but also from a new tax framework that greatly improves the system of incentives for the film industry.

(Please, download the most updated information about tax incentives for Shooting in Spain at the end of this page).


TAX REBATES AND TAX CREDITS FOR FOREIGN FILMS AND TV SERIES


DEDUCTION BASE:

  1. Expenses for creative staff (tax residence in Spain or in another European Union Member State) limited to €100,000 per person.
  2. Expenses relating to technical industries and other suppliers.

 

NATIONAL LEVEL

Percentage deduction: 20%

 Requirements & limits*:

More information:investinspain@icex.es; coordinacion@spainfilmcommission.org
 

 

REGIONAL LEVEL

Canary Islands (tax rebate)
Percentage deduction: 40%

 Requirements & limits*:

More information: invest@proexca.es; grancanariafilm@spegc.org; film@webtenerife.com; film@grancanaria.com; coordinacion@lapalmafilmcommission.com

 

Navarre (tax credit):
Percentage deduction: 35%

 Requirements & limits*:

More information: info@sodena.com; filmcommission@navarra.es 

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TAX INCENTIVES FOR SPANISH PRODUCTIONS

 

NATIONAL LEVEL

Percentage deduction: 25% - 20%

Deduction base:

  1. 25% off the first million of the deduction base.
  2. 20% off anything above that amount.
  3. The base will consist of the total production costs plus expenses incurred in obtaining copies and advertising and promotion costs at the expense of the producer, up to a limit of 40% of production expenses for both of them.

Requirements & limits*:

More information: investinspain@icex.es

 

REGIONAL LEVEL

 

Canary Islands:
Percentage deduction: 45% - 40%

Deduction base:

  1. 45% off the first million of the deduction base.
  2. 40% off anything above that amount.

Requirements & limits*:

More information: invest@proexca.es; grancanariafilm@spegc.org; film@webtenerife.com; film@grancanaria.com; coordinacion@lapalmafilmcommission.com

 

 Navarre:
Percentage deduction: 35%

Deduction base:

  1. Total production + prints + marketing costs expend by the producer. 

Requirements & limits*:

More information: info@sodena.com; filmcommission@navarra.es

 

Basque Country:
Percentage deduction: 30%

Deduction base:

  1. Total production + prints + marketing costs expend by the producer. 

Requirements & limits*: 

 

 *Producers must be registered with the REC (Registro de empresas cinematográficas or Registry of Filmnmaking Companies) of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

 

Download Tax incentives for Shooting in Spain  Download Spanish Frames July 2017