By Adam Berebitsky | July 27, 2017

Turning Tax Reform on High Heat

As Congress turns its attention to tax reform, it’s clear they’re taking legislation off the backburner and turning up the heat. Though it looks like an overhaul may be starting to simmer, don’t make any major tax planning changes until a plan is fully baked.

By Keri Boergert | August 14, 2017

Tax Considerations for Entering New Markets

By Angela Newell | June 30, 2017

Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, A View from the Kitchen

The new revenue recognition standard becomes effective on January 1, 2018 for public companies. Private companies can choose to adopt the new model early, but have an additional year to comply. With the clock ticking until implementation, are you ready?

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | June 23, 2017

Event Recap: Restaurant CFO Bootcamp – Denver 2017

At this month’s Restaurant CFO Bootcamp in Denver, our team had the opportunity to lead an exchange of best practices, insights and key challenges among professionals from all corners of the restaurant industry. Read on for three takeaways from the event.

By Adam Berebitsky | June 15, 2017

The Counter: Restaurant Industry Results for Q1 2017

How did the restaurant industry fare in Q1? Don’t miss the latest edition of The Counter, our quarterly restaurant industry scorecard. Though the industry saw a lackluster 0.7 percent same-store sales dip this quarter, pizza bolstered the average with a 3.9 percent increase...

By Jeff Tubaugh | May 25, 2017

Webinar Recap: Today's Top Restaurant Insurance Issues: Traps, Gaps and Cyber

Insurance is an important business aspect many people don’t think about until they have a claim. At that point, they may realize their policy contains exemptions that result in lack of coverage. When evaluating insurance policies, it’s important to understand where gaps exist...

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | May 02, 2017

Incentive Programs for Restaurateurs: Part 3

In addition to short-term and long-term equity based incentive plans as discussed in the first two installments of this series, there are two widely used pseudo-equity incentives which allow key employees to share in the long-term growth of the business while also...

By Dustin Minton | April 20, 2017

Negotiating Tips On Debt Covenants and Personal Guarantees

Non-compliance with debt agreement financial covenants can be costly, time-intensive and distracting to your business. It is important to understand the financial covenants your lender expects you to uphold and the variables that could prevent compliance. In addition, be sure...