February 8, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PT

Legislative Update for the Entertainment Industry

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Venable LLP
2049 Century Park East Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA

Alan Epstein and Shane Nix will participate in a panel discussing the most sweeping tax legislation to be enacted in recent history, as it applies to the entertainment industry going forward.

The panel will provide an overview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, with an emphasis on its application to film and TV talent, production companies, and athletes. The discussion will include:

  • Qualification for the 20% pass-through deduction on entertainment businesses, including loanout companies and production companies
  • Structuring entertainment businesses going forward
  • New cost recovery rules applicable to producers and owners of copyrights
  • Effect of repealed deductions on athletes and talent who do not use a loanout company
  • International tax implications for entertainment businesses with offshore activity