Tax services for technology, media and telecommunications companies

Identifying opportunities to minimize tax and compliance burdens for technology, media and telecommunications companies.

Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) companies are facing a variety of tax issues, from sales and use considerations to transfer pricing. It’s crucial that middle market TMT companies and their owners understand the key decisions and regulations that may affect their business operations.

RSM’s tax professionals can help TMT companies navigate today’s evolving environment, whether those changes concern federal, state and local tax issues, or global tax needs. We combine industry experience with tax knowledge to help you maximize the contribution to your bottom line.

Our specific industry services include:

  • Federal, state and international tax compliance and planning
  • Intellectual property planning
  • Transfer pricing
  • Assistance with accounting for income taxes under FASB ASC 740 and uncertain tax positions
  • Maximizing research and development credit opportunities
  • Sales and use tax consulting for digital goods and services
  • Identifying the impact of digital goods and services on your state nexus profile
  • Merger and acquisition assistance

Related resources


Post-Wayfair misconceptions and technology companies

The Wayfair decision doesn’t just affect online retailers. Technology businesses must address resulting state sales taxes, too. Learn more.


Technology companies: 3 keys to sales and use tax management

Learn ways to address your sales and use tax obligations related to digital goods and services provided by your technology business.


Proposed rules on section 382 akin to a "tax hike" for many companies

Changes to the built-in gain rules under section 382 would drastically reduce the availability of NOLs following an ownership change.


Spin-off ruling on subsidiary with no independent current revenue

Active trade or business present in subsidiary without independent current revenue but with a plan to make future product sales.


New Jersey Digital Media Tax Credit Program now available

Program offers credit against the corporation business tax and the gross income tax for certain digital media content expenses.


Tax-free spin offs prior to product sales stage could become a reality

The IRS is reconsidering the traditional rule requiring revenue to satisfy the active trade or business requirement of section 355.


New Jersey program allows tech companies to sell NOLs and R&D credits

Qualifying New Jersey technology and biotech companies may sell unused NOLs and R&D credits to certain corporate taxpayers.


To discuss how our team can help you solve your issues and address your business concerns, contact us by phone +1 800 274 3978 or submit your questions, comments or proposal requests.