Entertainment Accounting

Our Team of Entertainment CPAs Have Years of Industry-Specific Experience

Blake Gaul, CPA,

Steven Sumners, CPA, MAcc

Blake Gaul, CPA, MTax


Entertainment Accounting

Our Team of Entertainment CPAs Have Years of Industry-Specific Experience

Steven Sumners, CPA, MAcc

We're dedicated entertainment industry accountants

Our goal is to address the complex issues you can face when dealing with entertainment accounting and financial planning. We can resolve the industry-specific problems and tax issues you encounter. With our outsourced services, you’ll have the expertise of an entertainment accounting firm and the attention to detail your business needs.

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Our entertainment industry accountants can help with:

  • Tax incentives, tax planning and preparation
  • CFO business advisory
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Globalization
  • Research and development
  • Due diligence
  • Forecasting
  • Royalty tracking and auditing
  • Routine investment reporting and monitoring
  • Comprehensive contract analysis
  • Financial statements, profit & loss, balance sheets, and cash flow analysis

Since I’ve been with Fusion, they have provided with me a solid business plan to continue my growth, both horizontally and vertically. They implement streamline review, critique, and implementation, that allows for any and all companies to assess their worth and, in turn, allocate the best resources to turn maximum profit. In short, Fusion CPA will take your company from tier-1 to top-level with their expertise, top-notch advice, and excellent implementation.

Scale Your Business With the Best Accounting Software

Let our entertainment industry accountants integrate the right software for your unique business goals and to keep up with the changing entertainment industry. When you think of growing your business, you should consider what software can help you reach your goals.

The benefits of quality accounting software for the entertainment industry can include:

  • Easily integrating all your data
  • Being able to make decisions using reliable data
  • Getting automated reports to track your finances 
  • Automating invoicing, billing, and payroll processing
  • Access to financials anytime, anywhere from any device

Specialty software

Freelancers can benefit from our guide to the best accounting software for freelancers. When working with music royalties, consider also using music royalty accounting software that is designed to integrate with various music streaming platforms.

Talk to us about choosing and optimizing your accounting software

We recommend these options for tracking accounting and billing for the entertainment industry

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Consider Outsourced Entertainment Accounting

Our accounting services are geared towards growing your business in an affordable way. Our bookkeepers who specialize in the entertainment industry are well-versed in various accounting areas, like forecasting and goal-setting.

Your accountant will have the knowledge and expertise to provide you with a clear and guided path to success by preparing taxes, tracking banking statements, and ensuring all payments are made to both state and federal agencies on time.

We pave the way for sustainable growth with our 3 step process

Join our client journey without the commitment of an in-house accountant, tax or finance team!

Our team will address any accounting clean-up tasks that need to be executed and analyze your accounting ecosystem for optimization opportunities and to stabilize your business.

We analyze your accounting to see where you can save with strategic tax planning. We don’t just put out the fire, but also streamline your tax deductions.

We’ve had great success with the business management system, and we love providing our clients with CFO advisory to reach their unique goals.

You Can Save Money with the Help of Our Entertainment Tax Accountants

Where are you permitted tax deductions in the entertainment industry and how do you go about the process? Identifying expenses you can deduct from taxes is tedious if you don’t work with taxes on a daily basis. With our entertainment industry tax accountants on your side, you’ll know what you can deduct, and save with tax planning! 

Plus, you won’t have to stress when tax time rolls around with our help. We take care of all of the formalities and stay on top of your bookkeeping so you don’t pay penalties from improperly filed quarterly and annual taxes.

Professional Athletes Accounting and Tax Services
  • Pre & post-draft tax minimization planning
  • Free agency tax planning: tax structuring of contractual and non-contractual
  • Private foundation accounting and tax planning
  • Strategic cash flow & profitability management
  • Comprehensive contract analysis
  • Configure tax minimization strategies for professional athletes
  • Comprehensive professional athlete business financial advisory
  • Examine financial reports to create a road map for strategic business reinvestment opportunities

Your Financial Game Changers: Professional Athlete Accountants

Fusion CPA specializes in accounting and tax minimization strategies for professional athletes, including football players, baseball players, wrestlers, swimmers, golfers, tennis players, auto racers, boxers and skateboarders. Our goal is to address and resolve the complex tax and accounting issues our clients face in the entertainment industry, such as contract negotiations, agency tax planning, and strategic cash flow management.

By having extensive professional athlete accounting and tax planning experience, we can resolve the industry-specific financial problems and tax issues our client’s encounter. Whether you are a rookie or an established veteran, our team of professional sports accountants can help you protect your wealth, plan for your financial future, and meet your off-field goals.

Whether you've been in the game for a while or you're a startup - let's talk about how to personalize and track KPIs to ultimately optimize your business.

Our tax planning involves looking at your expenses and creating a strategy like choosing the right entity type and the right time to make big purchases.  We maximize your deductions and savings to provide you with more net income to put directly back into your business’s growth and expansion. 

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Our CEO, Trevor McCandless, guides you through starting the outsourced accounting journey.

Our CEO, Trevor McCandless, guides you through starting the outsourced accounting journey.