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Transferable Tax Credit

Dominican Republic Film Incentive: Transferable Tax Credit

Other Film Incentives: 18% VAT Exception

Dominican Republic Film Law: What's Eligible?

Productions can benefit from a transferable Tax Credit equivalent to 25% of all expenses incurred in the Dominican Republic that are directly related to the stages of pre-production, production and post-production of their films. Tax credits are monetized by transferring them to Dominican Taxpayers with the help of Lantica Studios.

18% VAT Exemption

In addition to the TTC, goods and services are exempt from payment of the Tax on the Transfer of Goods and Services (ITBIS). *Productions must use Goods & Services providers that are registered at the Film Commission and confirm these goods & services are listed within the film law as “related to pre-production, production & post-production”


● Single Shooting Permit (PUR) issued by the Dominican Film Commission (DGCINE)
● Minimum spend in the country of USD$500,000
● A signed production services agreement with a local production services company
● Contracting legal, accounting and auditing services from pre-approved firms in the DR
● A local general liability insurance
● At least 25% of the total crew and cast members must Dominican nationals or residents

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