Focus on what counts

Entertainment, Music, and Sports

Focused on the Big Picture, While Managing the Details.

The entertainment world can be a chaotic one. It often takes a village of professionals in the background to make everything run seamlessly in the public eye. Due to professional demands, it's easy to lose sight of where and how your finances, investments, and other lifestyle management duties are maintained. This lack of oversight is often the result of not having independent, qualified advisors at your side. We have the capabilities to ensure all of your unique requirements are met.

How Citrin Cooperman Can Help

As entertainment figures, groups and companies engage in ventures across different media platforms that involve many moving parts, financial and operational management becomes more and more complex, requiring proper oversight. Our ability to be valuable in this capacity allows us to uphold a strong reputation as trusted advisors for professionals engaged in all facets of entertainment.

Our dedicated Entertainment Practice is comprised of highly experienced and qualified accounting professionals with a dedicated focus on the entertainment industry. Unique within the accounting and consulting industry, we take a holistic approach to addressing the needs of our clients, and have a deep understanding of the lifestyle and business challenges that are faced by clients in the spotlight and behind the scenes. Citrin Cooperman caters to a variety of clients ranging from local and internationally recognized talent across genres of film and television, media and publishing, music, sports, and theatre and stage, including actors, musicians, artists, athletes, composers, producers, writers, personal managers, agents, film production companies, record labels, music publishers, theatrical groups, photographers, directors, and everyone in between. A testament to our expertise, our partners have been recognized as top industry business managers by Billboard, Hollywood Reporter, and Variety, among other media.

OurRelated Services

We cover a wide range of clients including:

Actors, musicians, artists, athletes, composers, producers, writers, personal managers, agents, film production companies, record labels, music publishers 

Specialized services:

  • Business management services
  • Cash management/banking relations
  • Tax compliance and planning
  • Tax withholding negotiations with government agencies
  • International, and state and local taxation planning
  • Investment advisory and asset allocation services
  • Trust and estate planning
  • Review and procure insurance coverage (personal and professional)
  • Transactional consulting/contract negotiation
  • Music, film, and television royalty audits and administration
  • Tour planning accounting
  • Negotiation and settlement of Central Withholding Agreements (CWAs)
  • Film production tax credits
  • Payroll administration
  • Administering of vendors (private aircraft)