Operating a successful restaurant can be overwhelming. We understand your industry challenges as well as the complexity of tax regulations and paperwork involved. Our professional team has years of industry-specific experience—providing tax and accounting services to clients that range from full-service dining establishments to franchise restaurants and caterers.
We are intimately familiar with tax laws specific to the restaurant industry, commonly used forms and notices, and day-to-day food service operations. We can answer your questions about tip reporting, food and liquor costs, sales/meals tax audits and more. Because we know the industry and are dedicated to consistently educating ourselves on industry trends, our services help clients mitigate their tax burden and improve their bottom line.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.
This is a friendly reminder that the Q3 tax estimate payment deadline is coming up fast. Be sure to make your payment by September 15, 2018 to avoid penalties. Currently, penalties for late or no payment average about 4 percent. And wouldn’t you rather keep that money in your pocket?
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.