Circular No. 289/2016/TT-BTC on amounts, collection, payment, management and use of fees and charges in the cinematography

Circular No. 289/2016/TT-BTC on amounts, collection, payment, management and use of fees and charges in the cinematography 05/01/2017 03:00:00 1178

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On November 15th, 2016, Ministry of Finance issued Circular No.289/2016/TT-BTC on amounts, collection, payment, management and use of fees and charges in the cinematography.

This Circular increases charges for appraisal of screenplays and films from January 1st, 2017 as follows:

- Charge for appraisal of scripts of feature films is increased from VND 3,600,000/episode to VND 4.500.000/episode or from VND 6,000,000/episode to VND 7,200,000/episode (with regard to screenplays made through cinematographic cooperation or service provision with foreign countries).

- Charge for appraisal of scripts of short films (documentaries, scientific films, cartoons) is increased from VND 1,500,000/hour to VND 1,800,000/hour or from VND 2,400,000/hour to VND 2,800,000/hour (with regard to screenplays made through cinematographic cooperation or service provision with foreign countries).

- Charge for appraisal of feature films is increased from VND 1,800,000/episode to VND 3,600,000/ episode or VND 2,400,000/episode (for non-commercial films).

- Charge for appraisal of short films is increased from VND 1,100,000/hour to VND 2,200,000/hour or VND 1,600,000/hour (for non-commercial films).

This Circular takes effect from January 1st, 2017. To replace Circular No. 121/2013/TT-BTC dated August 28th, 2013; Circular No. 122/2013/TT-BTC dated August 28th, 2013 and Circular No. 136/2014/TT-BTC dated September 15th, 2014.