Entertainment

In an industry as vibrant as entertainment, a financial partner who deeply understands entertainment niche intricacies is invaluable. We are committed to providing comprehensive entertainment financial services that address your current needs and anticipate future industry challenges and opportunities.

Expert Financial Solutions for the World of Entertainment

In the dynamic and diverse world of entertainment, financial management requires not only expertise, but also a creative and adaptive approach. Maxwell Locke & Ritter stands out in providing specialized entertainment financial services, understanding the unique challenges faced by those in the film, music, theater, and broader entertainment industry. Our team is adept at navigating these distinctive financial landscapes, providing clarity and strategic guidance to ensure the success of your projects and your company.


Our Team Specializes in Entertainment Financial Services

We understand that every entertainment client has unique needs. ML&R’s experienced team recognizes this diversity and collaborates closely with you to identify solutions that best suit your project or business. We excel at navigating state compliance issues and tax credit research, including film incentive tax credits. Maxwell Locke & Ritter’s approach is customized to align with the unique financial challenges and goals of our entertainment clients, whether they specialize in film, music, television, publishing, or other aspects of the entertainment industry.

Targeted Services for the Entertainment Industry
Financial Statement Assurance & Advisory

Audit, other assurance, and advisory services provided by experienced CPAs with a focus on efficiency, providing a critical analysis of your operations, and strengthening your system of internal controls.

  • Assurance
    • Audit
    • Review
    • Examination
  • Advisory & Other
    • Agreed-Upon Procedures
    • Financial Statement Compilation
    • Financial Statement Preparation
    • GAAP Advisory, including Revenue Recognition under ASC 606
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Tax Compliance & Advisory

Specialized tax advisory and compliance services for entertainment clients, providing guidance on the most effective tax methods and strategies for each unique project while navigating the complexities of tax elections and amortization.

  • Federal, State, and Local Income Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Entity Classification and Structuring
  • Financial Accounting Advisory
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Risk Assurance & Advisory

Customized risk management and regulatory compliance solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of your company, customers, and regulators.

  • Internal Controls Assessment
  • IT Assessment
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) Readiness & Compliance
  • SOX Program Optimization
  • Internal Audit Outsourcing & Co-sourcing
  • Enterprise Risk Management
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401(k) Plan Management

Our affiliate, ML&R Wealth Management, provides corporate retirement and 401(k) plan design and management for growing businesses.

  • Fiduciary Compliance & Support
  • Investment Advisory Services
  • Personalized Employee Communications
  • Plan Design Consulting
  • Regulatory Compliance
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