Payroll Services

Best Supporting Payroll Provider—Entertainment Managed Services

Looking for production payroll delivered with customer service you can count on? Entertainment Managed Services (EMS) processes payroll accurately and seamlessly so you can put your focus where it belongs—on your film and TV priorities.

Film and Television Payroll by the Numbers

Our deep well of experience and sky-high referral rate ensure peace of mind when it comes to payroll management for talent, crew, and background actors. We also offer outsourcing services for in-house staff, including complete medical and dental benefits and administration.

EMS provides TV and film payroll outsourcing with precision and efficiency. Our automated payroll systems streamline every process.

Here are some of the payroll services you will enjoy:

Find the valuable payroll forms you need here.

Your Trusted Partner for Payroll Tax Compliance

As a film industry professional, you’re an expert in your field. It’s more than likely, however, that expertise doesn’t extend to government reporting regulations. That’s fine. EMS’s tax professionals make sure your payroll is handled with meticulous detail and protects you from costly compliance issues.

You can relax knowing EMS is monitoring the frequent changes in state, federal, and local regulations. Our team of experts will assist in mitigating your payroll and payroll tax-related risk.

From pre-production and beyond, EMS manages these tasks and more.

Are you ready to focus on your productions without worrying about tax and regulatory guidelines?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for production payroll delivered with customer service you can count on? Entertainment Managed Services (EMS) processes payroll accurately and seamlessly so you can put your focus where it belongs—on your film and TV priorities.

Does EMS provide other services besides payroll?

Yes! We provide a full menu of services, including benefits administration, accounting, and tax incentives in the states where they are applicable. Regardless of the duration of your production, EMS can help.

What is FICA?

FICA stands for the Federal Insurance Contribution Act, which is a federal payroll tax on employee paychecks, as well as employer contributions to fund Social Security and Medicare programs. We can guide you through FICA and other federal HR legal updates. 

What is FUTA?

The Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) is an employer tax. This tax is based solely on the amount of work and pay per employee for their individual company. It is a safeguard against the unemployed losing their funds. With our help, you are always up to date on FUTA and other federal HR legal updates. 

 

What is SUTA?

The State Unemployment Tax Act (SUTA), also known as State Unemployment Insurance (SUI), is a required employer payroll tax. The funds from these taxes are put into each state’s unemployment fund and used by employees who separate from their place of employment

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