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Cast & Crew Payroll & Production Accounting Services

ABS has been the “Independent Filmmaker’s Choice” ® for film and television payroll for over 30 years, providing production teams with knowledgeable and reliable employer-of-record payroll service that emphasizes client experience and industry expertise.

The entertainment industry has a unique set of challenges: from compliance with complex union rules and agreements, to unusual hours and a fast-paced work schedule, and our experienced team understands what it takes to ensure a smooth process for first-time producers and industry veterans alike.

Our staff has the knowledge and proper system in place to meet the cast and crew payroll needs of low budget filmmakers, offering a high-quality experience at a great value for indie projects.

Employer-of-record payroll services include:

  • ATL and BTL paycheck processing
  • Processing for all major unions, including: SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, DGA, WGA
  • Workers Compensation Insurance coverage and claim management
  • Federal and State tax withholding
  • Pension, Health and Welfare payments and reporting
  • W2 and 1099 Forms
  • Unemployment Insurance claim administration
  • Payroll tax contributions and reporting (FICA, FUI, SUI)
  • Wage and Hour law compliance in all States
  • 401(k) and other retirement/ insurance plan contributions or earning deductions
  • ABS now offers signatory services, for all major union agreements. Reach out today to see how best ABS can assist with your signatory needs.

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