Entertaining, acting, literary and journalism
Cox Costello & Horne is a leading specialist in the provision of personalised services for companies and individuals within the film, TV and media industries.
We offer a range of services including payroll administration, auditing, accounting, tax compliance, tax planning and VAT work and in particular an understanding of Foreign Entertainers Tax and film tax incentives including Co-Production arrangements.
We specialise in looking after the financial affairs of producers, entertainers, actors, and performers.
Our Services include
- Setting up and maintaining business records, whether for an individual, a partnership or limited company.
- Accounts preparations for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
- Preparation and audit of accounts for companies registered under the Companies Act.
- Concert tour accounting
- Film production audits.
- Advice on computer systems, and royalty accounting packages.
- Taxation compliance and planning
- Tax mitigation from basic start up to restructuring.
- VAT advice and VAT planning.
- Taxation of foreign entertainers.
- Full company secretarial services
- Contract review service encompassing employment contracts, film and music contracts.
- Close liaison with the legal profession in giving taxation and commercial advice.
- Assistance in raising finance
- Preparation of business plans and introduction to venture capitalists, banks and other lending institutions.
- Structuring you affairs in the most tax efficient manner.
- We will help you meet your obligations to the Foreign Entertainers Unit of HM Revenue and Customs in the operation of withholding tax rules.