Mr. Michael H. Salama - Walt Disney Company, The
Paul Sczudlo - Withersworldwide
The entertainment industry did not sleep during COVID and tax issues abound. This timely session will discuss federal and California tax developments affecting the entertainment industry and review key tax issues at the forefront for the industry. Among the issues that will be touched upon are: tax planning considerations for pre-mortem and postmortem planning for entertainers’ unique assets, including e.g., name and likeness and memorabilia, international tax issues impacting global film licenses and sales, as well as the continuing impact of the GILTI provisions, and developments in California sourcing issues and its AB5 rules impacting employee classification and industry loan-out practices.