Make sure your entertainment industry employees get paid accurately and on-time each payday, all while reducing the workload of your in-house staff. Whether you’re a production company, effects house, dubbing studio, or other entertainment affiliate—ABS can take on your full-time staff as well as handling your one-off project onboarding. With payroll processing in all States and compliance with all the major union Collective Bargaining Agreements, ABS has the ability to cater to your entertainment staff payroll needs.

Employee payroll services include:

  • Hour calculations based on Timecards/Exhibit G’s
  • Federal and State employee tax withholdings
  • Employer payroll tax contributions and reporting—including year-end W2/1099 forms
  • Compliance with wage and hour laws in all States
  • Union pension, health and welfare contributions, reporting, and administration for all major unions including SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, IATSE, and Teamsters
  • Unemployment insurance claim administration
  • Workers compensation insurance coverage & claim management
  • Direct Deposit available for staff/ongoing productions
  • 401(k) and other retirement/ insurance plan contributions or earning deductions
  • Health insurance plans