Retail, Franchise and Hospitality

Retail, Franchise and Hospitality

As a retail, 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. Over 375 restaurants, franchisees, retailers and hotels across the Southeast have entrusted Aprio to help navigate these challenges and maximize opportunities for growth. Take advantage of our deep industry experience and proactive advice to save money, increase operational efficiencies and leverage capital resources and industry connections that can help your business maintain profitable growth.


Tax Planning and Preparation

Effective tax management is the lynchpin for managing profitable business growth and personal wealth. The majority of the financial decisions you make have a direct impact on your taxes. From planning to preparation, we leverage our full scope of services to ensure your tax strategy supports your business strategy and financial aspirations.

Financial Assurance

Get peace of mind that your financial statements are accurate. We’ll review your operations and provide guidance on how you can improve your business.

Tax Credits and Incentives

Save money that can be re-invested in your business. Restaurants, retailers and hotels can take advantage of many tax credits to save money, such as the Jobs Tax Credit for hiring new, qualified employees.

International Tax

Our dedicated international group will help you implement tax strategies that are especially beneficial to your business as you expand internationally.

Financial Benchmarking

Find out how you stack up against the competition. Our team will provide a benchmark report that looks at your business performance across 60 financial metrics and compares it to your peers.

Transaction Advisory Services

Looking to acquire another franchise or hotel? We go beyond routine due diligence to provide an independent perspective on your transaction that identifies deal breaker issues and opportunities for higher ROI. Looking to sell? We can help you set the right prices and terms for your business. Our team will appraise your business’s value, giving you the information edge to assess potential transactions.

Information Assurance

We’ll help you develop a comprehensive risk management program that protects your intellectual property and sensitive data.

Outsourced Accounting

Focus on your core strengths by outsourcing your finance function to Aprio. You’ll get a dedicated team of advisors delivering service on world-class technology for a fraction of the cost.

Outsourced Payroll

The payroll function in the retail, franchise and hospitality industry is complex. Annually, U.S. businesses amass about $7 billion in IRS civil penalties due to incorrect reporting. Ensure no mistakes are made and save time by outsourcing your payroll to our tax and accounting experts.

Retirement Plan Services

Let us help you avoid risk of potential fines by making sure your retirement plan is in compliance with regulatory standards. Our approach reduces administrative time and costs, and provides ongoing coverage across three key plan areas: investments, risk and education. From filing your plan’s tax return to benchmarking and participant education, we ensure your plans remain in lockstep with best practices as regulations and your company continues to evolve.

Private Client Services

Synchronize every aspect of your financial life and gain a big picture view of your complete financial landscape. Your Aprio advisor will coordinate financial, tax, estate and investment planning to reduce unnecessary tax liabilities, mitigate risks and maximize your returns. Get the best possible advice to advance your financial goals and prepare for what’s next.

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