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As one of only a few audit, tax, and consulting firms with a dedicated franchise industry practice, we understand the distinct nature of franchise operations. We serve over 150 franchise and multi-unit systems across the country, in industries that span food and beverage, health and beauty, business services, retail, education, lodging, and automotive dealerships. You’ll benefit from our active participation in numerous state and national industry associations, ensuring you stay current on the issues, trends, and laws affecting your business.

We offer a full menu of services tailored specifically for your needs, from corporate structuring strategies, tax planning and optimization, and transaction advisory services to corporate real estate advisory, talent and organizational development, and technology consulting. We’re always looking for ways to help you improve financial performance, optimize service delivery, and enhance operations. Let our industry experts help you write your story of marketplace success.

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Tax reform: Uncovering opportunities

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Tax Reform: What you need to know today

Will you and your business be affected by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act? In a word, yes. Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

Kurt Piwko
Webinar January 11, 2018 60 min watch
International tax reform: A look at provisions affecting multinational businesses
Randall Janiczek
Webinar January 23, 2018 60 min watch Upcoming
Navigating tax reform: Critical insights for manufacturers
Bryan Welsh
Webinar January 25, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming
Tax reform: What are the implications on M&A structuring?
Michael Monaghan
Webinar February 14, 2018 60 minute watch Upcoming

Revenue recognition guide for franchisors
Ensure your organization is ready

Revenue recognition roadmap

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Ready for the new revenue recognition standard?
It's critical to begin planning now for the new revenue recognition standard to ensure compliance and minimize operational impacts. Our industry-specific guides can help you simplify adoption.
Christa LaBrosse
Article July 01, 2017 1 min read
With the new revenue recognition standard, it pays to be proactive
Shelly Gower
Article October 25, 2016 2 min read
Will policy changes affect revenue recognition implementation?
David Grubb
Article March 06, 2017 1 min read
Revenue recognition: The longer you wait, the less you know
Christa LaBrosse
Webinar November 10, 2016 76 min watch

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Our clients say

For most franchisees, their business income will be filtered through to their personal balance sheets. In other words, the sustainability of their businesses and the security of their families are very closely connected. That is why we emphasize the need for a good business advisor and an experienced wealth manager. For an efficient and effective integrated approach, we share our personal example. The specialists at Plante Moran have gained our trust. They do our business audits and estate and personal tax planning.

Melanie Bergeron Chair, Two Men and a Truck International, Inc.

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PCI DSS compliance and testing
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Our Team

We know each franchise business is different, and our broad and deep expertise means we quickly grasp your specific situation and deliver solutions customized for you and your organization. Our professionals serve as your trusted advisor, helping you understand upcoming developments and effectively plan for the future. We work hard to keep you ahead of the curve through our significant industry involvement and participation; we hold professional appointments on industry association boards and deliver thought leadership at industry events, such as the International Franchise Association and Franchise Business Network. Working with us, you immediately gain an experienced team in your corner that includes professionals who have earned the Certified Franchise Executive designation.

Whether you’re a growing franchisee or a mature franchisor, you can count on us to offer the personalized approach and array of services you need.