WHY WE PARTNERED WITH ABS PAYROLL
Choosing ABS means you’re guaranteed to be working with an experienced and knowledgeable production payroll team, but what truly sets us apart is our dedication to our clients and reliable customer service from start to finish. At ABS, you won’t get lost in the shuffle—returning clients cite their payroll contact’s quick response times and eagerness to assist among the reasons they continue to come back for each new project.
Founded in 1985, ABS has been the “Independent Filmmaker’s Choice” ® for over 30 years.
ABS is an employer-of-record payroll company, which means we handle the employer’s payroll obligations for everyone we pay out. This includes:
-Compliance with wage/hour laws and regulations
-Tax withholdings in all States
-Employee and employer tax filings and reporting
-Worker’s Compensation Insurance coverage and claim management
-Unemployment claim processing
-Pension, health and welfare plan contributions and reporting
As an entertainment payroll company, we know the unique challenges that production teams face. From tight timetables to compliance with the various industry unions, every payroll contact at ABS is a seasoned professional who understands your production payroll needs.
ABS handles all kinds of entertainment payroll including: film, television, new media, commercials, voice-over, stage work and theatre, music videos, production company staff, still photography, and more. If you’re still not sure, give us a call: (818) 848-9200
Yes, ABS staff members are knowledgeable with all the major unions and union agreements, including SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, and IATSE—but we can take on your non-union production payroll as well.
No; no project is too small at ABS.
ABS provides worker’s compensation insurance coverage on anyone we pay out, and we can issue proof of insurance once setup is finalized—but we cannot sell standalone insurance policies of any kind.
ABS can process payroll in all 50 States, with a local address for film tax incentives in Georgia, Louisiana, and New York.