Form CDTFA-318 "California Film and Television Tax Credit" - California

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Download Form CDTFA-318 "California Film and Television Tax Credit" - California

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CDTFA-318 (FRONT) REV. 2 (9-17)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
CALIFORNIA FILM AND TELEVISION TAX CREDIT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
Claim for Refund and Irrevocable Election to Apply Credits Against Qualified Sales and Use Tax
If you have been issued or assigned certified tax credits from the California Film Commission (CFC), you must complete this form to
claim those credits against qualified sales and use taxes. Note that making this election will prohibit future application of these credits
against your California franchise or income tax liability.
I hereby certify that I am a (check one):
Qualified taxpayer with unused certified credits issued by the CFC
Qualified taxpayer’s affiliate that has been assigned unused certified credits according to subdivision (c)(1) of Revenue and
Taxation Code section 23685
SECTION I
TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATE NO. (attach copy of Certified Form M, Tax Credit Certificate)
PRODUCTION TITLE
PRE-PRODUCTION START DATE
POST-PRODUCTION END DATE
TAX CREDIT ALLOCATION AMOUNT SHOWN ON TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATE FROM CFC
.
00
$
Affiliates: Enter the amount of the certified credit assigned to you by the qualified taxpayer from
the above-referenced Tax Credit Certificate (attach copy of FTB 3541, California Motion Picture
$
.
and Television Production Credit, showing the credit assignment).
00
SECTION II
Applicable Qualified Sales and Use Tax Paid during the Initial Refund Period Described in
Revenue and Taxation Code section 6902.5(d)(1).
If this is a claim for refund for qualified taxes paid during the initial refund period, enter:
a.
The amount of qualified sales and use tax you paid to the California Department of Tax and Fee
Administration (CDTFA) during the initial refund period to which you elect to apply your unused
certified credits. The initial refund period begins on the first day of the calendar quarter before
$
.
00
the quarter during which pre-production began and ends on the due date you were required to
file your most recent sales and use tax return with CDTFA.
b.
The periods of the Sales and Use Tax return(s) related to your claim. The claimed tax to be
refunded was included on returns filed for the period
to
.
Applicable Qualified Sales and Use Tax Imposed for the Secondary Refund Period Described
in Revenue and Taxation Code section 6902.5(e).
If you have elected not to claim a refund for the initial refund period, or you claimed a refund for the
initial period and you still have unused certified credits available, you may elect to apply your unuse
d
excess credits against qualified taxes imposed on you during the secondary refund period that you
have paid to the CDTFA. The secondary refund period includes the five years following the end of
the initial period.
If this is a claim for refund for the secondary refund period, enter:
$
.
00
a.
The amount of qualified tax imposed on you during the secondary refund period and paid to the
CDTFA to which you elect to apply your unused excess credits.
c.
The periods of the Sales and Use Tax return(s) related to your claim. The claimed tax to be
refunded was included on returns filed for the period
to
.
CDTFA-318 (FRONT) REV. 2 (9-17)
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
CALIFORNIA FILM AND TELEVISION TAX CREDIT
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TAX AND FEE ADMINISTRATION
Claim for Refund and Irrevocable Election to Apply Credits Against Qualified Sales and Use Tax
If you have been issued or assigned certified tax credits from the California Film Commission (CFC), you must complete this form to
claim those credits against qualified sales and use taxes. Note that making this election will prohibit future application of these credits
against your California franchise or income tax liability.
I hereby certify that I am a (check one):
Qualified taxpayer with unused certified credits issued by the CFC
Qualified taxpayer’s affiliate that has been assigned unused certified credits according to subdivision (c)(1) of Revenue and
Taxation Code section 23685
SECTION I
TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATE NO. (attach copy of Certified Form M, Tax Credit Certificate)
PRODUCTION TITLE
PRE-PRODUCTION START DATE
POST-PRODUCTION END DATE
TAX CREDIT ALLOCATION AMOUNT SHOWN ON TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATE FROM CFC
.
00
$
Affiliates: Enter the amount of the certified credit assigned to you by the qualified taxpayer from
the above-referenced Tax Credit Certificate (attach copy of FTB 3541, California Motion Picture
$
.
and Television Production Credit, showing the credit assignment).
00
SECTION II
Applicable Qualified Sales and Use Tax Paid during the Initial Refund Period Described in
Revenue and Taxation Code section 6902.5(d)(1).
If this is a claim for refund for qualified taxes paid during the initial refund period, enter:
a.
The amount of qualified sales and use tax you paid to the California Department of Tax and Fee
Administration (CDTFA) during the initial refund period to which you elect to apply your unused
certified credits. The initial refund period begins on the first day of the calendar quarter before
$
.
00
the quarter during which pre-production began and ends on the due date you were required to
file your most recent sales and use tax return with CDTFA.
b.
The periods of the Sales and Use Tax return(s) related to your claim. The claimed tax to be
refunded was included on returns filed for the period
to
.
Applicable Qualified Sales and Use Tax Imposed for the Secondary Refund Period Described
in Revenue and Taxation Code section 6902.5(e).
If you have elected not to claim a refund for the initial refund period, or you claimed a refund for the
initial period and you still have unused certified credits available, you may elect to apply your unuse
d
excess credits against qualified taxes imposed on you during the secondary refund period that you
have paid to the CDTFA. The secondary refund period includes the five years following the end of
the initial period.
If this is a claim for refund for the secondary refund period, enter:
$
.
00
a.
The amount of qualified tax imposed on you during the secondary refund period and paid to the
CDTFA to which you elect to apply your unused excess credits.
c.
The periods of the Sales and Use Tax return(s) related to your claim. The claimed tax to be
refunded was included on returns filed for the period
to
.
CDTFA-318 (BACK) REV. 2 (9-17)
SECTION III
PRIOR CLAIM PERIOD
AMOUNT
If you have previously filed a claim for refund for sales and use tax
(mm/dd/yy – mm/dd/yy)
PREVIOUSLY CLAIMED
based on the application of credits from the above referenced
certificate, enter the claim periods and amounts (attach a separate
$
.00
schedule if needed).
.00
$
.00
$
.00
$
.00
$
.00
$
If you have claimed credits from the above referenced certificate
INCOME TAX YEAR
CLAIMED AMOUNT
against franchise and income tax, enter the tax year claimed and
amount.
.00
$
.00
$
.00
$
$
Balance of your unused credits from the above referenced certificate:
.00
Note: Purchased credits attributable to an independent film may not be used to obtain a refund of sales and use taxes. No interest will
be paid on any amount refunded or credited.
By signing this form you are making a claim for refund of the amounts specified in Section II in accordance with
article 1 of chapter 7 of the Sales and Use Tax Law. In addition, by signing this form you are irrevocably
electing to apply the certified credits in Section II against qualified sales and use taxes.
NAME OF QUALIFIED TAXPAYER
FOR ASSIGNED CREDITS, NAME OF QUALIFIED TAXPAYER’S AFFILIATE
SIGNATURE OF CLAIMANT
DATE SIGNED
PRINT NAME (name of person signing)
TITLE
CLAIMANT’S SELLER’S PERMIT NO. OR CONSUMER USE TAX PERMIT NO.
CLAIMANT’S SOCIAL SECURITY NO. OR FEDERAL EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NO.
TELEPHONE NUMBER OF CONTACT PERSON
EMAIL ADDRESS OF CONTACT PERSON
(
)
CLEAR
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