Nancy graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS in Business Administration (Accounting). Upon graduation she joined PepsiCo, where she held several key accounting and financial positions. During her tenure, she earned an MBA from Pepperdine University. After PepsiCo, she joined Stoney Road Productions where she was CFO until co-founding NeeD Accounting Services in 2003.
Margaret graduated from City University of New York (CUNY), Baruch College with a BS in Arts Administration. She has spent the majority of her career in the financial aspects of Entertainment and Film Production, her longest tenure as CFO at Epoch Media Group, before partnering in 2012 with Nancy to run the NeeD Accounting New York office.
Chris is a graduate of UCLA with a degree in Economics. After earning her CPA with a global accounting firm, she has spent most of her career in finance and operations in the entertainment industry. Chris' experience includes commercial, television and film production companies. Prior to joining NeeD, Chris worked with corporate finance at NBC/Universal.
Accounting Services:Business Affairs Services:
Provide all job costing services
Cash management/ Manage bank relationships
Administer payroll through payroll service
Prepare internal quarterly financial statements
Assist executives in preparing and managing the annual budget
Tax incentive consultation, preparation, and sale. (More)
Assist and oversee external audits (Financial, Union/DGA, Production Insurance etc.)
Review and negotiate financial terms of contracts
Specialty visa application (O-1, O-2, etc.)
Tax Incentives:Top States At a Glance:
As part of our Business Affairs services, NeeD helps clients with film tax incentive consultation, preparation and sale.
Having assisted clients in capturing over $4 million in incentive dollars to date, NeeD is positioned to assist your next project.
From initial application through sale, we can do as much or as little as you need.
For more information about our incentive services, please contact Matt Fretz in our New York office.
New York: Refundable credit of 30-35% feature films & television, 30-35% film & television post production, 5-25% commercials.
North Carolina: Refundable credit of 25% films, television & commercials.
Illinois: Transferable credit of 30-45% films, television & commercials.
Louisiana: Partial refund or transferable of 30-35% films, television & commercials.
Georgia: Transferable credit of 20% films, television & commercials.