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How Hospitality Owners Can Preserve Cashflow During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has had an immediate impact on businesses and more repercussions are to come, particularly for restaurants, hotels, food distributors, retailers, and other vendors that service the hospitality industry. Below are some potential solutions that can assist hospitality owners with cashflow in the coming months. Defer Tax Payments Both the federal and […]
March 25, 2020

Tax Credits Available to Hospitality Owners for Hiring Employees from “Targeted Groups”

As labor costs continue to rise for most hospitality owners, as well as employers in other industries, there is a tax credit available that can assist in mitigating some of the labor costs to the business owner. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is available to business owners on qualified first- and/or second-year wages that are […]
March 6, 2020

Refundable Tax Credit For D.C. Retail Businesses

Businesses in the District of Columbia should not overlook the Small Retailer Property Tax Relief Credit. The term “small retailer” implies a narrow scope of eligible businesses, but the credit applies to more business activities than the program’s name suggests. Plus, the credit is easy to claim and refundable.  For tax years beginning on or […]
February 4, 2020

“Joint Employer” Regulations to Impact Hospitality Owners

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that interprets joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under the FLSA, an employee may have one or more joint employers that will require the covered employers to pay their employees at least the federal minimum wage for every hour worked and overtime […]
January 21, 2020

Renovations Placed in Service Provide Tax Deductions for Hospitality Business Owners

As 2019’s tax year begins to wind down, restaurant, hotel, and food distribution owners have the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of tax depreciation incentives. These tax deductions can be substantial if a business owner purchases a high quantity of fixed assets or a major buildout, or if a refurbishment project for their […]
December 13, 2019