The OIDMTC and Other Tax Credits Remains Stable
Interactive Ontario recently attended Minister MacLeod’s speech at the Empire Club of Canada where she unveiled the foundations for her long-term strategies for Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture industries. We are pleased to announce that [...]
Impact of the Pandemic on SMEs & Potential Solutions – IO’s Appears Before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (SCFEA)
Interactive Ontario recently appeared before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (SCFEA) alongside Mary Sorrenti (Game Pill & VRGEN), Vikas Gupta (AVARA Media), Joel Burgess (Capybara), and Jonathan Stanton-Humphreys (Hitgrab Game Labs). [...]
Important COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Survey
In March, we shared the “Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on the IDM Industry” survey, which was funded by the Canadian Media Fund (CMF) and produced by Nordicity. The results from the questionnaire helped to substantiate Interactive [...]
CRA Updates for the OIDMTC
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has put into place measures to help businesses that are experiencing financial difficulties due the COVID-19 crisis. For measures regarding OIDMTC processing claims and audits, check out the information below. [...]
The Modernization of OIDMTC
Interactive Ontario continues to focus our advocacy efforts--at the provincial level--on improving the OIDMTC so we can recover, grow and compete with other jurisdictions. The OIDMTC is a key instrument in the economic recovery [...]
OIDMTC: The Tax Credit Queue Now Stands at 10 Weeks
We have been relentlessly advocating for the reduction of the OIDMTC queue and as of last Friday it now stands at 10 weeks. This means that the oldest file that is ready for analysis and waiting for review was received in the latter half of April 2020.
IO’s Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (SCFEA) recently held sector-by-sector hearings on the impact of COVID-19 and recommendations for economic recovery.
IO Update: Advocacy Priorities and Timeline at the Provincial Level
The Ministerial Advisory Council on Interactive Digital Media (IDM) submitted its final recommendations to Minister MacLeod in line with IO’s advocacy priorities and timeline at the provincial level.
Survey Results: Measuring the Impact. Recovering Strong
To gauge the impact of COVID-19, the Canada Media Fund (with support from Interactive Ontario and other provincial IDM associations across the country), asked Nordicity to develop a Canada-wide survey.