CPA Services for Athletes, Coaches & Other Sports Professionals

Whether it be an athlete, a coach, or anything in between, those who work in professional sports must have a game plan on and off the field. Holbrook & Manter is well-suited to assist you with the off-field portion. Your financial landscape can be complex and ever-changing – especially with advances NIL deals. Your needs are unique. We can help.

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Here To Bolster Your Legacy & Make Money Moves Simpler For You 

Maximizing and protecting your wealth are likely top priority. Many financial exercises aid you along the way in your pursuit to solidify your athletic and financial legacy. As trusted accountants for athletes, we proudly assist professionals across a wide variety of athletics with these tasks.

The Services You Need From the Team You Can Trust 

The focus of any professional athlete should be on perfecting their craft. Let our team focus on perfecting your financial health. We offer the following services to those working in the field of professional sports: 

  • Bill Pay 
  • Budgeting
  • Cash Management 
  • Career Change Guidance 
  • Contract Analysis 
  • Evaluation of business opportunities, looking at potential profitability, cash flow, and tax issues
  • General accounting and bookkeeping
  • Guidance regarding substantial purchases such as real estate 
  • Guidance with challenging events that may arrive such as IRS audits
  • Investment Monitoring
  • Proactive Tax Planning 
  • Preparation of Federal, State, and City Tax Returns (Multi-State Tax Returns)
  • Retirement Planning 
  • Review of endorsement and merchandising agreements 
  • State and Local Tax (SALT) Planning 
  • Trust & Estates Planning 
  • Wealth Building and Protection

Meet Justin Linscott, Our In-House NFLPA Registered Player Advisor 

Principal | CPA, CFP®, CGMA, CITP

 No matter what association or league you are a part of, we have experience dealing with your specific financial needs. No matter what team you play for, we can partner with you. Our team in this space is led by Holbrook & Manter principal, Justin Linscott. In addition to being a CPA, CFP®, CGMA, and CITP, Justin holds the prestigious NFLPA Registered Player Advisor certification

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Those who hold this certification, which is issued by the National Football League Players Association, go through a rigorous process to earn it.  Justin’s clients in the professional sports space lean into his expertise in the areas of taxation and wealth management. He is passionate about solving complex financial needs for his clients with unmatched passion and professionalism.

Meet Zac Anderson

Director | CPA

Zac Anderson is the Director of Holbrook & Manter’s Private Wealth Group. He joined Holbrook & Manter in 2016, concentrating on taxation. His areas of focus include real estate, family/closely held businesses, high net-worth families, professional athletes, and trust and estate planning.

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Zac’s main goal with his clients is to be a true proactive holistic advisor. He believes each client has their own unique tax planning opportunities. Those needing guidance with private wealth from across the United States and beyond turn to Zac to help them navigate complex tax planning issues. He assists them in staying compliant and financially successful through constant communication and working partnerships with their other advisors.

Zac is a native to Cincinnati and attended The Ohio State University. Before joining H&M Zac interned with Deloitte and the Ohio Department of Taxation. Zac is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA). He was selected for and graduated from the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Elevate CBUS leadership program.

Your NIL Accountant: College Athletes Can Get Paid, Too!

Thanks to recent changes to National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Name, Image and Likeness rule, college athletes can now profit off of their work and athletic standing. However, these payments are unexplored waters for student-athletes and require a professional CPA with experience working in college sports to help them navigate these deals. H&M’s Justin Linscott is an expert when it comes to working with collegiate and professional athletes. Turn to him for guidance when it comes to the inner workings of NIL deals and the tax burdens that come along with them. Every deal, every dollar, will result in a tax burden. It is best to know the details of this before agreeing to any partnership. Reach out to Justin today!

Don’t Worry – We Get It Done Right 

Accounting can be a complex world to navigate. And, as a pro athlete or high profile personality, you may be higher up on the IRS’ radar due to the nature of your income level, spending, deductions, and other circumstances. Luckily, you’ve got a team of accounting veterans in your corner, watching your back and calling the right plays every day.

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