From January 2012 Croatia is introducing a Cash Rebate for film and television productions made in Croatia.
Type of Incentive?
How much is the benefit worth?
Projects can derive a benefit of up to 20% of their qualifying expenditure.
Is there a cap on the amount that can be raised?
Yes, there is a ceiling of 20m HRK (cca €2.65m) on qualifying local expenditure per project. The minimum local spend per project is HRK 2m (cca €265,000) for Feature Films, HRK 300.000,00 (cca €40,000) for Documentaries, HRK 500.000,00 (cca €66,000) for Animations, HRK 1m (cca €133,000) for TV films, HRK 750.000,00 (cca €100,000) for each TV episode.
What type of projects qualify?
The Rebate applies to Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films, Television Drama and Animation. The Rebate does not apply to Commercials, Reality tv, Game Shows and Soaps.
What constitutes qualifying expenditure?
The benefit is based on the cost of Croatian cast and crew working in Croatia, as well as goods and services purchased in Croatia.