Employer solutions

Sports Business

Deloitte’s tax specialists are experienced in advising on bespoke tax efficient compensation packages and the compliance obligations faced by employers in the global sports industry.

How we can help

Deloitte’s tax specialists provide a range of global employer services to develop solutions for the employment taxes challenges faced by clients including for sports clubs operating in the global talent market for players and other employees.

The tax authorities are continuing to undertake coordinated reviews on a number of these areas. It is therefore important that clubs, leagues and governing bodies take steps to address the potential risks and seek advice if they are the subject of a review.


Specific areas of Deloitte’s expertise include:

  • Advising on the implementation of image rights contracts;
  • The income tax and NIC implications of agents' fees;
  • Tax efficient player remuneration;
  • Structuring of testimonials;
  • Managing employer compliance reviews;
  • Negotiating with tax authorities on behalf of clients.