Franchise Services

While no business is recession proof, franchises have done well in both good and bad economies. Our accountants and advisors have helped entrepreneurs start new franchises or buy a franchise in a wide variety of services and businesses.

Our experienced team will help you select the right type of business entity, create a business plan, perform franchise disclosure agreement audits, and/or formulate and negotiate the sale of your company.

EisnerAmper’s franchise accountants and consulting professionals have been working with franchisors and franchisees for decades and have helped more than 150 franchisors and franchisees start their new business.

Our Franchise Services Group helps clients navigate the vast, complex accounting and tax regulations that apply to the franchise industry with a customized approach.

From bars and restaurants to daycare to charter schools, EisnerAmper’s Franchise Services Group includes cross-industry experts who have advised owners and operators on all aspects of operating a franchise business. Our franchise practice can help entrepreneurs during all stages of their development, from conception and start-up all the way through the sale of the business to institutional investors. Our clients have benefited from our expertise and guidance, holistically supporting them from selecting the business entity that fits their business to filing the appropriate tax forms to due diligence work and all stages in between.

EisnerAmper’s franchise specialists have decades of experience and will help clients every step of the way, getting them the best results possible. Our accountants have been recognized nationally among top professionals in the franchise industry by their peers by Entrepreneur magazine and also named a preferred accounting firm for both franchisor and franchisee operations. Our franchise accounting experts have longstanding relationships to help entrepreneurs find the right resource for their needs, whether it is audits, disclosures forms or entity formations. 

Franchise Accounting Services:

  • Auditing financial statements for your franchise disclosure document (FDD)
  • Forms 990, 1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S
  • Revenue recognition according to franchise industry standards
  • Tax returns for corporate (1120 and 1120s) and partnership (1065) entities and individual ownership (1040)
  • Franchise accounting and bookkeeping services
  • Franchising management consulting
  • Tax planning
  • Franchise entity formation and organization structure