Communications & Media

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Communications and media companies face unique challenges and regulatory requirements. To overcome them, they need an accounting and business advisor that is immersed in the industry, is able to effectively benchmark performances, and can provide the tax, assurance, business consulting, and training services needed to thrive in a changing business landscape.

Since 1957, the Moss Adams Communications & Media Practice has been that advisor to hundreds of communications clients across the country, helping them navigate change with strategies and financial plans for the future.

The telecommunication industry clients we serve include:

  • Commercial carriers
  • Cooperative carriers
  • Industry associations
  • Wireless providers
  • Competitive carriers
  • Internet providers
  • Transport providers

We offer a full portfolio of specialized Telecommunications Services.

Featured Resources


We look at revenue recognition, the outcome of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., state tax updates, and more in our Q2 update.

We look at tax reform updates and key resources, the payroll tax offset, medical device excise tax, and more in our Q1 update.

Texas refund requests are due in April for cable television, internet access, and telecommunications service providers.

Excise tax advisory from the Washington Department of Revenue explains taxes on telecommunication support payments.

In the ever-changing telecommunications market, competitive providers look for every opportunity to bolster their business model.

Many states changed their laws this year to generate more tax revenue from out-of-state companies, creating potential tax implications for technology, communications and media, and life sciences companies. Companies should be diligent about identifying changes in their income tax, sales and use tax, or other tax exposure.

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