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How to qualify as an NZ film
We certify productions as New Zealand films for tax purposes.
You will require this certification if you are seeking an accelerated deduction under section EJ6 of the Income Tax Act 2007.
A film will be certified as a New Zealand film if it has significant New Zealand content, as determined by the criteria set out in section 18 of the New Zealand Film Commission Act 1978.
There are two stages to the application process:
We provide a copy of all provisional and final certificates to the Inland Revenue Department.
Completed Certification Application Forms and any questions about this process, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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