Qualified South African Payroll and Post Production Entity

QSAPPE’s services allow our clients to be reassured that there will be a seamless work flow between the freelance production accounting team and the client. Having a dedicated team of experienced individuals that can take responsibility over aspects of traditional production accounting, transitioning after principal photography has wrapped until rebate has been received and repatriated. Our services are customised to suit the needs of our individual clients; however the below is a list of what we can offer:

Payroll Accounting


  • • Cast and crew information and data
  • • All weekly timesheets and calculating relevant overtime, turnaround
  • • PAYE & SDL calculations


  • • Weekly wage (salary) analysis and audit reports
  • • Individual pay slips
  • • Payment breakdown reports that are sent to agents


  • • A salary data file to upload into their relevant software
  • • Monthly payroll tax audit reports (EMP201s) - which can be submitted to SARS on the client’s behalf)
  • • Annual and bi-annual employer payroll taxes reconciliations. This includes the generation, submission and distribution of IRP5s to the relevant parties
  • • Supplying full breakdown of all personnel to client at the end of the production for DTI rebate purposes


  • • All relevant salaries from our bank account or supplying client with relevant bank upload in order for them to process payroll
  • • All monthly payroll taxes payment to SARS as per the EMP201 audit on the client’s behalf

Post Production & Post Production Accounting


  • • Cost reporting and estimating until delivery of the project is complete
  • • Reconciling with the Service Company / client in terms of funding and all other outstanding items
  • • Processing payroll, accounts payable, purchase orders, credit cards, journal entries and petty cash throughout the post period
  • • Finalising all outstanding items on the Trial Balance i.e. A/R, VAT, Insurance Claims
  • • Requesting funding and updating cash flows when necessary
  • • Generating monthly bank reconciliations of all production bank accounts
  • • Preparing and submitting monthly / bi-monthly VAT returns
  • • Requesting relevant BEE certificates, if required
  • • Assisting with compiling and submitting Withholding Taxes for foreign artists
  • • Assisting with final DTI audit requirements
  • • Assisting with preparation of final general ledger indicating the qualifying and non-qualifying spend for the DTI rebate
  • • Working in all film production software platforms (PSL, Vista, Mydaes) and banking systems, as inherited from production

Additional Services


  • • Assisting clients with the Department of Trade and Industry incentive applications; from the provisional approval stage to the claiming stage of the incentive
  • • Assisting clients with BBBEE Certificate applications for clients with production budgets of R50 million and above
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