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Outperform the competition

What’s your strategy for profitability, growth, and sustainability? Do you have a plan to stand out from the competition?

Our national practice — serving more than 180 franchise clients — is dedicated to the unique nature of franchise operations. From food and beverage, health and beauty, and retail, to business services, education, or restaurants and lodging, we’ve seen it all. We help franchise clients like you improve financial performance, optimize profits, and enhance operations. Whether you’re a growing franchisee or mature franchisor, we advise on the best financial practices for your businesses. One of our assets? Partners who’ve achieved the highest standards of quality training and education available — the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation.

We belong to the International Franchise Association, Franchise Business Networks, National Restaurant Association, Capital Roundtable Association, Association of Capital Growth, and the Small Business Investor Alliance. Furthermore, we’ve been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top suppliers for franchises. We’ll leverage our hands-on industry experience into recommendations and insights that will help you soar past the competition. Start transforming your organization today.

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Franchise Thought Leadership

  • In a remote workforce, cybersecurity should be part of the corporate DNA

    As cybercriminals snatch up opportunities presented by a remote workforce, every organization’s cybersecurity approach should be predictive, not reactive. Plante Moran’s Rajiv Das discusses the key pillars of cybersecurity awareness and responsibility via Entrepreneur

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  • New guidance clarifies the timing of PPP-related expense deduction disallowance
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  • Tax accounting methods: Income and expense planning in uncertain times

    Accounting methods determine when income and expenses are recognized for tax purposes. With year-end approaching, now is the time to review your tax accounting methods and make sure they’re helping you achieve your business’s goals.

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  • The basics of cost segregation
    Many owners of income-producing real estate are unaware that they can maximize the tax savings on their investments with an IRS-approved project called a cost segregation study. Are you one of them?
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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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We speak your language

We offer you a dynamic team that’s at the forefront of legal and regulatory issues, reporting requirements, and compliance. And, because we serve more than 150 franchise and multi-unit clients, we have the breadth of expertise to analyze trends, forecast industry developments, and provide insights that will transform your operations.

This philosophy is the cornerstone of our future-focused lens. Lisa Manetta, consumer goods and services practice leader says, “I love when we bring a new client on, and we get to experience our team through their eyes. They see quickly that we not only understand and offer recommendations for their pressing day-to-day challenges, but we also offer our vision for how they can thrive 10, 20, and 30 years down the road.”

How can we help your business?

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