Media & Entertainment
Media and entertainment tax services
We leverage our M&E industry expertise to offer leadership in all tax disciplines, including business tax, indirect tax, international tax, transactional tax and tax-related issues associated with human capital. Our tax team works closely with other Ernst & Young service lines to deliver integrated support in areas ranging from supply chain optimization and process improvement to financial accounting and reporting.
We place particular emphasis on the most pressing issues facing M&E companies worldwide today:
Global compliance and reporting: Our teams work together in our global model to complete timely and accurate tax and financial filings so companies have an increased level of confidence that they are meeting legal obligations. Our people also can identify ways to help increase value, efficiency and control in these core functions.
Transfer pricing: Setting tax-efficient intracompany pricing that complies with the law is essential in today’s global economy. Our team has extensive experience in helping our clients find the right answers across industries, products and borders.
Human capital, including expatriate services: Nothing is more important than our people. We apply this philosophy to our clients’ people as well. Our performance and reward professionals help design compensation programs and equity incentives to engage key people and attract top-flight talent. We offer assistance in helping you meet local regulatory change and manage global talent effectively.
Supply chain and process improvement: We identify and configure competitive supply chains to drive efficiencies, not only for existing markets, but also for target markets. We can help guide clients through the growing global labyrinth of value-added and other indirect taxes and related incentives.
Tax policy and controversy: Our worldwide network of tax policy and controversy professionals includes former top government officials. They’re committed to helping our clients understand the key policy and enforcement issues and proactively manage risks to avoid unnecessary conflict with tax authorities. We can also help resolve existing disputes in ways that reduce the impact on our clients’ business.