Douglas A. Turski


Douglas A. Turski

Doug is a CPA with 30 years of experience spanning public accounting and auditing., corporate financial management, and consulting. He is an expert in the areas of corporate federal, multi-state, and international tax planning. His experience includes Big 4, where he led transaction analysis, M&A tax due diligence, ASC 740 technical support for large companies, as well as public company tax director roles for entertainment and technology companies.

Doug has extensive experience with income taxation of U.S. and international transactions for inbound and outbound multinationals, medium-to-large domestic companies, to privately-owned businesses. His expertise spans several industries, including:

  • Entertainment
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products

He has deep technical tax expertise in due diligence, inbound/outbound international tax, transfer pricing, and consolidated returns. Doug has been involved in over 1,000 tax provisions including restatements, carve out calculations and related special situations. As part of his ASC 740 focus and tax due diligence experience, Doug handles the following:

  • Tax structuring of acquisitions and dispositions (pre-and post-transaction), including Section 338(h)(10) elections
  • Purchase / transaction analysis, including ASC 740 and FIN 48 technical accounting
  • Tax restructuring, ownership change analysis under IRC Section 382
  • Accounting methods, including inventory capitalization
  • International – transfer pricing analysis review, inbound/outbound, and consolidated returns
  • ASC 740 Carve out Calculations and restatements
  • Post-Transaction Integration Tax Planning, including international and transfer pricing analysis

Doug has also served in non-tax financial executive positions such as CFO and controller. He has served in many industries but has specialized entertainment industry experience to include multiple name entertainers and touring bands over the years and such high-profile companies as the following:

  • Artisan Entertainment
  • Lionsgate Entertainment
  • Dick Clark Productions
  • Concord Music

Doug is a California licensed CPA, real estate broker, and a NFLPA-registered financial advisor. He holds a Master of Science in Tax (specialization in corporate and international) from Golden Gate University and is a graduate of the University of Southern California.