PlayRight distributed international neighbouring rights for music and audiovisual recordings among its affiliated artists. The amount of this first international distribution of 2019 is 800.000€. Background information: what are international[…]
With €1,185,780.57 on the counter, PlayRight has collected a record amount of neighbouring rights abroad in 2018. For the management of foreign rights of performers, PlayRight has concluded bilateral agreements[…]
The 2019 distribution calendar is ready: six distributions of rights collected on the Belgian territory and abroad will be carried out in 2019, among which two final distributions: February 2019:[…]
The term ‘performing artists’ is a very large umbrella, it does not stop at session musicians or screen actors. Who are the members of PlayRight? Johan Hoogewijs is as a[…]
By law, PlayRight is obliged to withhold tax from any rights it pays out. In turn, PlayRight passes on this withholding tax to the Belgian State. But if you are not a Belgian tax resident, chances are that your royalties will be taxed again when you declare them on your tax return in your own country of residence.
You can always* adjust your affiliation contract with PlayRight to:
fit the territories for which you entitle us to collect your neighbouring rights (you can find the list of countries with whom we have a bilateral agreement here),
and/or adjust the “type” of repertoire you want PlayRight to manage