Extreme Reach Payroll Solutions has named Kathleen Thompson head of production incentives. With more than 20 years in the entertainment and media industry, Thompson brings both her expertise and deep relationships to this new role in which she’ll build a team focused on consulting and tax credit administration.
Under her leadership the production incentives team will continue to work with production teams to evaluate locations for film and television shoots and utilize its infrastructure to expedite the tax incentives process. ER’s proprietary software enables a seamless workflow that ensures accurate payment for talent and crew and filing of the correct forms, appropriate to the location.
“Production incentives are critical to the financial health of film and TV productions,” said Tim Hale, chief talent officer, Extreme Reach. “Kathleen’s seasoned expertise and background in entertainment finance combined with her solutions-oriented, customer-focused approach, make her a tremendous asset to the team. Our clients will benefit immediately from her guidance in considering all facets of the production process and the impact on their budgets.”
“Extreme Reach has brought together an amazing group of talented people who sincerely care about creating the best software and client experience in the industry and I couldn’t be happier to join this team,” said Thompson. “Entertainment will play a critical role in getting folks back to work and choosing the right incentive jurisdiction is often the key to a production company's completion of their finance puzzle.”
Prior to joining Extreme Reach, Thompson spent eleven years at EP Financial Solutions working with high profile clients to advise on tax credit management services and liaising with relevant state government offices to ensure compliance with program rules. Her active involvement with industry organizations includes Women in Film, and she was a longtime member of the Institute of Professionals in Taxation.
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