Hospitality, Franchise and Restaurant CPA

Simplify accounting and optimize your tax position to enhance profitability and growth. Aprio’s experienced restaurant CPAs can help you take your business to the next level.


Dana Zukofsky at Aprio

Dana Zukofsky

Restaurant, Franchise & Hospitality Leader

Experience that makes a difference

As a restaurant, franchise and hospitality business owner/operator, you manage a host of business matters, from maintaining profit margins to complying with ever-changing regulatory standards. At Aprio, we help you make sure these challenges don’t get in the way of providing your customers a memorable experience.

Restaurants, franchisees, retailers and hotels across the U.S. count on Aprio proactive advice, deep industry experience and proactive advice to save money and increase operational efficiencies. Leverage Aprio’s capital resources and industry connections to advance your business and achieve profitable growth.

Serving Up Solutions – a complimentary consultation with an Aprio Restaurant CPA

Whether you operate a single location or own multiple franchises, Aprio’s restaurant Serving Up Solutions assessment can reveal a wealth of opportunities to save money and enhance profitability. From identifying overlooked deductions to making sure you are optimizing the use of all available federal, state and local tax credits, Aprio’s restaurant CPAs are here to help out.

Restaurant, Franchise and Hospitality


Articles & Downloadable Material


The Top 4 Cybersecurity Risks in Hospitality and How to Solve Them


Tax Update: New Guidance on New York’s Pass-Through Entity Tax Credit


AICPA releases TQA on accounting for Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) and Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)


Rehiring Workers? Hospitality Operators Should Consider the Work Opportunity Tax Credit


IRS Audit Campaigns – S Corporations


The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Passes, Providing Relief for Restaurants


SBA Releases Early Draft of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application


Apply for an RRF Grant in 4 Simple Steps


FAQs: Applying for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant


Webinar: The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application – The Latest From the SBA


Maryland’s RELIEF Package Provides Sales Tax Credit for Small Businesses of up to $12,000


Maryland’s Pass-through Entity Tax Election: Is There a Benefit for Restaurants, Hotels, Distributors and Retailers?


The Paycheck Protection Program and The Economic Aid Act: What Does it all Mean?


Maryland Pass-through Entity Election Can Create Additional Federal Income Tax Deduction


Business Interruption Loss Calculations: Are All Relevant Factors Being Considered?


Montgomery County, Maryland PHEG Program: $20 Million Fund for Local Businesses, Nonprofits, Retail, and Restaurants


Firm Mattresses? Yes. Firm Financials, Not So Much


Retail Franchise and Hospitality Overview


U.S. Individual Shareholders of Controlled Foreign Corporations May Elect to Decrease Tax on GILTI


Renovations Placed in Service Provide Tax Deductions for Hospitality Business Owners

What is “your next”?

Our tagline says it all. We are “passionate for what’s next.” Whatever lies ahead for your business, Aprio stands ready to help you advance. Our clients benefit from a proactive team of specialists that collaborate to build value, drive growth, manage risk and protect wealth.


Leverage our growing suite of advisory services to transform your business, manage risk and support profitable growth.


Provide the financial, non-financial and information assurance reporting and attestation that clients, stakeholders and regulators require.


Get comprehensive tax services for you, your family and business, plus specialty tax services including international, state and local tax and tax credits and incentives.


Integrate financial planning, investment management and tax services to help you achieve your goals.


Control costs and scale your business with technology-enabled outsourced accounting solutions that offer on-demand access to financials and expert advice.