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2020 Producers Guild Awards

31st Annual Producers Guild Awards - The Hollywood Palladium - Los Angeles, CA - January 18th, 2020
22 January 2020

News, Events

Emmy Award-Winning ‘Childrens Hospital’ Team Reunites for Netflix's ‘Medical Police’

In this comedy, two American physicians in São Paulo, Brazil discover a deadly civilization-threatening virus and join a secret arm of the CDC to investigate and destroy the threat.
10 January 2020

News, Client Projects

Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) Updates for 2020

For budgeting purposes, you should assume a 0.6% FUTA rate on the first $7,000 in wages for all states unless you will be working in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), in which case, you should assume a 3.3% rate.
07 January 2020

News, Budgets, 2020 Updates

2020 FICA Increase

The Social Security wage base has increased from $132,900 to $137,700 for 2020, which increases the maximum individual contribution by $297.60.
06 January 2020

News, Tax, 2020 Updates

Living With Yourself and Russian Doll Nominated for Golden Globes

On December 9, Tim Allen, Dakota Fanning, and Susan Kelechi Watson announced the nominations for the 2020 Golden Globes. Congratulations to this year’s nominees!
03 January 2020

News, Client Projects

State and Local Gross Receipts-Based Taxes and/or Sales Tax Updates

A gross receipts tax is similar to a sales tax, but it is levied on the seller of goods or consumer services. Currently, 12 states require us to collect these taxes on our payroll handling fees.
20 December 2019

News, Budgets, 2020 Updates

New Federal Form W-4 to Take Effect 1/1/2020

The new W-4 will ask employees for specific amounts of income and deductions, and withholding allowances will no longer be used.
20 December 2019

News, 2020 Updates

Minimum Wage Increases for 2020

A number of states have announced minimum wage increases for 2020. More changes could be announced, so employers should continue to monitor the rates for further changes.
19 December 2019

News, Budgets, 2020 Updates

14 Must-See Films for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Don’t miss The Glorias, Worth, and more at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival taking place January 23 - February 2, 2020. These films were selected from a record high of 15,100 submissions, including 3,853 feature-length films.
12 December 2019

News, Client Projects

Six Tips to Easily Onboard Your Crew with Digital Production Solutions

In our Evolution of the Production Office study, 93% of entertainment industry professionals indicated that they could benefit from digital solutions, but nearly 40% of respondents indicated that the crew not being ready is a reason to not fully...
02 December 2019

Production, Digital Solutions, Going Digital 101