KROST Restaurant Seminar: Protecting Your Business

February 17, 2020By KROST CPAs

KROST is hosting a dynamic restaurant seminar, Restaurant Management: Protecting Your Business, on March 2nd, 2020 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM with guest speakers Corbin Wade of Hub International and Jesse Caryl of BCK Legal. The seminar will be followed by a cocktail reception sponsored by Hub International and BCK Legal from 4:00 PM Read the full article…

Cost Segregation Studies for the Hospitality Industry: Does it Increase the Likelihood of Audit?

May 16, 2019By KROST CPAs

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Hospitality Issue, “Cost Segregation Studies for the Hospitality Industry: Does it Increase the Likelihood of Audit?” by Guest Contributor Harry Sahi, Manager – Cost Segregation, KBKG. “A common concern raised by business owners in the hospitality industry regarding cost segregation studies Read the full article…

California’s Wage Order 7: What You Need to Know

May 9, 2019By KROST CPAs

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Hospitality Issue, “California’s Wage Order 7: What You Need to Know” by By Gina Gross – KROST Restaurant Accounting & Consulting. “Many restaurants have on-call policies that require employees to call in to find out whether they need to work their Read the full article…

Sales Tax Compliance for California Restaurants

April 10, 2019By KROST CPAs

Below is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Hospitality Issue, “The Battle to be a Profitable Restaurant: How to Deal with Employee Theft” by Aric Wong, CPA, Manager – Tax. “With 72,000+ restaurants in California, the state does everything possible to ensure taxes are properly reported, collected, and paid Read the full article…

Client Profile: Bondi Harvest Cafe

October 10, 2018By KROST CPAs

Bondi Harvest Cafe is a casual dining destination inspired by Sydney’s most famous stretch of sand, Bondi Beach. Boasting a food philosophy focusing on locally-sourced produce seasonal cooking and healthy eating, amazing coffee, fresh juice and a laid-back friendly attitude. The space is full of sun and skate artifacts and elements. The natural worn wood, Read the full article…

New California Laws on Straws & Soda

October 10, 2018By KROST CPAs

On October 4th, Gov. Jerry Brown signed two new laws that will dramatically impact restaurant operators. The first law makes California the first state to prohibit full-service restaurants from automatically giving out single-use plastic straws. On the same day, he also signed a bill that requires milk or water to be the default drink sold Read the full article…

Prop 65 Compliance Notice Reminder

October 10, 2018By KROST CPAs

Toward the latter part of the 1980s, Cocktail Big and Die Hard were in the movie theaters, George Michael was telling us to have “Faith” and Wahoo’s Fish Tacos opened its first location in Costa Mesa, California. On the wall in that restaurant, was one of the first chemical warning signs posted because of Prop Read the full article…

Where Do You Stand with the ACA?

October 10, 2018By KROST CPAs

Not complying with the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, could cost your organization millions of dollars. Being prepared is critical to avoid these penalties that are currently being issued by the IRS, some of them for millions of dollars. Since November 2017, the IRS has been sending Letter 226J penalty notices to certain Read the full article…

Check Please! Why Restaurants are Going Cashless

October 10, 2018By KROST CPAs

Credit cards have long been the preferred payment for goods in the United States, now mobile payment solutions and credit card perks for purchases have paved the way for restaurants to transition to a cashless business. According to the 2016 U.S. Consumer Payment Study conducted by Total System Services (TSYS), 40% of Americans prefer to Read the full article…