ARTICLE A13 INSURANCE AND RETIREMENT PLAN, ANDDEDUCTIONS FROM WRITERS FEES

A1301
Seventy-five (75%) percent of Story Editors' or Story Consultants' Gross Fees as set out in Article A808 are subject to the payments and deductions set out in this Article. Commencing January 1, 2005, one hundred percent (100%) of Story Editors' or Story Consultants' Gross Fees as set out in Article A808 are subject to the payments and deductions set out in this Article.

A1302
Insurance. The Producer shall contribute an amount equal to four percent (4%) of the Gross Fees of each Writer, Story Editor or Story Consultant who is a Guild member for insurance benefits.

A1303
Retirement Plan. The Producer shall contribute an amount equal to six (6%) of the Gross Fees of each Writer, Story Editor or Story Consultant who is a Guild member for retirement benefits.

A1304
Deduction from Writer's Fees Retirement Plan. The Producer shall deduct, for retirement purposes, from the Gross Fees earned by each Writer, Story Editor or Story Consultant, three percent (3%) of such Gross Fees.

A1305
Deduction from Writer's Fees Guild Dues
The Producer shall deduct two percent (2%) of the Gross Fees paid to any Writer, Story Editor or Story Consultant who is a member of the Guild, and shall deduct five percent (5%) of the Gross Fees paid to any non-member Writer, Story Editor or person designated by the Guild as a non-member.

A1306
Non-member Equalization Payments & Deductions

  1. a) In order to equalize the payments and deductions in respect of Guild members and non-members, the Producer shall contribute an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the Gross Fees paid to each Writer or Story Editor who is not a member of the Guild.
  2. b) The Equalization payments and deductions made in respect of non-members may be used and applied by the Guild and the agent or broker mutually agreed upon by the parties to this Agreement for disposition in such manner and for such purposes as may be determined in the absolute and unfettered discretion of the Guild and the broker mutually agreed upon by the parties to this Agreement.

A1307
All contributions and deductions for the Insurance and Retirement plan, and all Non-member Equalization payments made pursuant to this Article shall be made payable to the agent or broker mutually agreed upon by the Parties to this Agreement. Deductions from Writer's Fees for Guild Dues shall be made payable to the Guild. All payments shall be sent to the Guild office, and shall be payable monthly on or before the 15th of the month following the earning of such fees.

A1308
All deductions required by this Article will be remitted with information on the Writer, Story Editor or Story Consultant, the contract, the services contracted, and such other information as may be agreed upon from time to time by the parties hereto.

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