ARTICLE A12 - ADMINISTRATION FEE

ARTICLE A12 - ADMINISTRATION FEE
 
A1201 Seventy-five percent (75%) of Story Editors' or Story Consultants' Gross Fees as set out in Article A807 are subject to the payments and deductions set out in this Article.
 
A1202 The Producer shall assist in defraying the cost of administering the terms of this Agreement by paying as an administration fee the following percentage of Gross Fees:  
  1. If the Producer is a Member in Good Standing of the CFTPA or the CFTPA and APFTQ as of the date of the remittance of the fee, (which membership in good standing shall be confirmed by the CFTPA by written notice), 2% to a maximum of $750 per production or episode to the Guild, and 2% to a maximum of $1500 per production (Feature, Television Movie, Pilot, etc.) or $1000 per episode of a Series directly to the CFTPA.

  2. If the Producer is a Member in Good Standing of the APFTQ but not the CFTPA as of the date of the remittance of the fee, (which membership in good standing shall be confirmed by the APFTQ by written notice), 2% to a maximum of $750 per production or episode to the Guild, and any levies which may be due to the APFTQ directly to the APFTQ.  

  3. If the Producer is not a Member in Good Standing of one of the Associations as of the date of the remittance of the fee, as evidenced by written notice from one of the Associations to such effect, 6% with no maximum for any Production or Episode, such amount to be sent directly to the Guild.
 
A1203 The Producer shall remit the administration fees to the Guild and to the Association on or before the 15th of the month following the payments of the Writer's, Story Editor's or Story Consultant's fees. The fees shall be payable by cheques to the Guild and to the Association and mailed to the Guild and Association offices.
 
A1204 All amounts collected under Article A1202(iii) above shall be divided as follows: 50% shall be retained by the Guild and 50% shall be paid to the CFTPA (or the APFTQ, if the majority of the writing was done in Quebec). The Guild shall remit the respective shares of the administration fees itemized by Production to the CFTPA (or APFTQ) within 30 days of the end of each calendar quarter. Upon seventy-two (72) hours notice, an authorized representative of CFTPA or APFTQ may, during normal business hours, inspect the books and records of the Guild pertaining to the collection and remittance of the administration fee.
 
A1205 Amounts paid under Article A1202 to the Guild and to the Association shall each be accompanied by a completed copy of the Remittance Statement Form Provided to Producers.
 
A1206 During the life of this Agreement, the CFTPA may amend the amounts payable to the CFTPA set out in Article A1202(i).

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