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Handy Tools and Checklists for Restaurants
Recommended Professionals are professionals Kallas has worked with over the years who have demonstrated a commitment to the industry, have the proper expertise, and have worked successfully with our clients in the past. We offer these professionals to give you guidance. We recommend that you always interview others before you make a final choice of a professional.
Excellent tax attorney. Specializes in tax problems, audits, bankruptcy, estate planning, creative tax planning. Reasonable fees.
Very good with all small business problems and contract law. Honest, reliable and reasonable fees.
Phone: (313) 962-6400
Address: 645 Griswold, Suite 3466, Detroit, MI 48226-4216
Well connected. Excellent source if a political solution is required.
Tax problems attorney.
Phone: (248) 997-1170
Address: 26677 W 12 Mile Rd, Southfield, MI 48034
Specialist in lowering Property Tax Assessment.
Review property value and possibly assist in lowering it- as a result, lower your tax bill.
Specializes in all facets of liquor licensing.
Mark Altus – Altus & Associates
Local attorney specializing in business and real estate transactional matters, lease reviews, buying and selling businesses.
Phone: (248) 851-9550
Address: 30500 Northwestern Hwy, Ste 500, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Elias T Xenos – The Xenos Law Firm, PLC
Experienced in litigation and corporate transactional matters. Immigration, Bankruptcy & Debt, Business.
Phone: (248) 812-9495
Address: 550 W Merrill St, Suite 100, Birmingham, MI 48009
William R Connoll – William R Connolly & Associates
Taxation Law; assisting in Real Property Tax Appeals for Restaurants.
Phone: (248) 589-8855
Address: 2855 Coolidge Hwy #203, Troy, MI 48084
High powered tax attorney specializing in tax fraud.
Bankruptcy Law; Reorganization Law; Taxation Law and Litigation; Litigation; Real Estate Law.
General business, real estate, contract, franchise, merger/acquisition, finance, employment, and liquor licensing matters.
Phone: (248) 932-3500
Address: 30300 Northwestern Hwy, Ste 310, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Law firm represents clients who have lost value in their accounts due to misconduct or negligence of stockbrokers and investment advisors.
Paula D Thornton – Thornton Law
Phone: (734) 741-1049
Address: 1156 Kay Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
Steven E Smith – Law Offices Of Steven E. Smith & Associates
Phone: (313) 284-5544
Address: 18555 Fort St, Riverview, MI 48192
Labor issues, ACA problems.
Well versed in southeast Michigan’s business world, Dan excels in retail, office and land sales.
Dick Brown is devoted 100% to selling hundreds of bars, restaurants, liquor licenses, and other privately-owned and franchise businesses throughout Michigan.
Phone: (248) 960-9111
Address: 2390 S Commerce Rd, Walled Lake, MI, 48390
Committed to assist the sale or purchase of a franchise business, independent business or commercial property in an honest, confidential and professional manner.
Specialist in Restaurants and Bars.
Phone: (248) 443-9000
Address: 29433 Southfield Rd., #200 Southfield, MI. 48076
Specialist in Restaurants and Bars.
Loans & Financing
The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation is a private non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating new investment and jobs in the city of Detroit.
Phone: (313) 237-6096
Address: 500 Griswold St, Suite 2200, Detroit, MI 48226
Wherever your ideas take you, whatever your needs might be, they have the services & solutions to help you grow and manage your business.
Phone: (313) 881-6182
Address: 66 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Since 2004, Michigan Business Connection (MBC) has supported Michigan’s small and medium-sized businesses by underwriting and originating commercial loans for financial institutions statewide.
Phone: Tom Bell (810) 599-4074
Address: 3600 Green Ct. Suite 120, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
3 reasons why you should consider a business loan with OnDeck: 1) Simple Process, 2) Flexible Options, 3) Personal Support.
Phone: (888) 269-4246
Small business loans
Small business loans
Purchasing high-quality insurance can be quick and easy, and it doesn’t have to be expensive. You just need to find the right insurance agency.
13 years of experience in the insurance industry, with another 10 as a business owner. Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) professional designation with numerous restaurants as clients.
A member’s owned workers’ compensation program. Fund representative – Jarvis Insurance Agency, Inc
Complete insurance solutions for restaurants and bars
Louie George – Restaurant Insurance Brokers
Insurance for restaurants and bars
Phone: (810) 588-2165
Address: 4313 Rochester Road, Royal Oak, MI 48068
Life Insurance and Financial Planning
Online hospitality training that allows you to track staff progress and quickly assign new tasks.
Phone: (844) 723-5336
Address: 365 E Avenida De Los Arboles #B10, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
As the pioneers in the hospitality inventory business, Sculpture Hospitality detects and resolves challenges in all phases of inventory: counting, controlling, ordering, and inventory analytics, using data to help operators make better management decisions faster.
Over twenty years of experience performing real estate appraisals of office, retail, commercial, industrial, and apartment properties in Metro Detroit, including Oakland, Macomb, Wayne. Washtenaw, Livingston…
Phone: (248) 478-4487
Address: Farmington Hills, MI 48331
When it comes to Real Estate Valuation and Advisory Services, REVAS explores both private and public sources of data. They understand their role as credible…
Phone: (800) 232-4593
Address: One South Dearborn Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, Illinois 60606
Cost Segregation allows commercial building owners to generate cash flow by accelerating depreciation deductions on their buildings and deferring taxes.
IPX1031 Account Executive and an attorney
Useful Organizations for Restaurant Owners
Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRA)
Michigan Licensed Beverage Association
Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
Forms & Worksheets Every Restaurant Owner Should be Familiar With
This is a form that needs to be filed one time when you purchase an establishment that sells alcohol. Kallas Restaurant Accounting prepares this form for all new businesses.
File Form SS-4 if the entity does not already have an EIN but is required to show an EIN on any return, statement, or other document.
Articles of Incorporation must be prepared and filed with the State of Michigan in order to form a corporation.
Articles of Organization are filed with the State of Michigan to form a limited liability company.
Use this form to change information regarding your corporation.
Use this form to create the “street” name for your business which could be different than your corporate name
Use this form to change your address with the corporation division of the state.
Employers complete form to notify the Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) of any changes in an employer’s business structure or status. A change can include any of the following: Sale, Lease, Foreclosure, Merger, Reorganization, Bankruptcy, Dissolution, Discontinuance, New Partnership, Incorporation, or Death.
Use this handy 3-in-1 form for hiring new employees. The 3-in-1 includes the required forms plus special restaurant related employee agreements. Call Kallas for quantity purchases.
Use this form for disciplinary action or when an employee quits or is terminated.
Form I-9 is a required document used to verify the identity and employment authorization of each new employee. The form must be completed for all newly hired no later than the first day of employment. You must retain this form for 3 years after employment starts or 1 year after employment ends whichever is longer.
This signed Power of Attorney is required for a professional tax person to represent you on any IRS issue.
Use this form to request a copy of a tax return from the IRS.
A handy form you can use to report daily sales and reconcile sales to deposits. Shows a week at a time.
A handy form you can use to report sales and reconcile sales to deposits. Shows 1 day only.
A more detailed version of Daily Report #1.
Our simplest daily sales reporting form.
Standard form for Manual Payroll clients. Easy to fill out Excel spreadsheet.
This is the form required by the Affordability Care Act (ACA) to be signed and handed out to every current employ and new hire. There is a minimum $100 per day penalty for not complying with the ACA rules. This form is for employers not providing health insurance to its employees. If you provide health insurance or plan to, then call Kallas for further instructions. Fill out the employer information on Part B, give the employee both Part A and Part B and have them sign a receipt. Keep the receipt in the employee file.
This signed Power of Attorney is required for a professional tax person to represent you on any State of Michigan issue
This form states the employer has provided notice, in writing, to each tipped employee of the Federal Regulations pertaining to tip credits.
This form is required by the State of Michigan if you sell, or dispose or your business or if you cease to have to be liable for certain state taxes.
A handy poster you can use to describe the tip laws to your employees.
Michigan Sales Tax application and UIA application in one.
If you are organized as a corporation, you may elect to be taxed as an S-Corporation. Seek professional advice before filing this form.
Michigan UIA application and Sales Tax application in one.
Your employees must complete Form W-4 so that you can withhold the correct federal income tax from your employee’s pay.
A person who is required to file an information return with the IRS must obtain your correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) to report income paid to you, real estate transactions, mortgage interest you paid, acquisition or abandonment of secured property, cancellation of debt, or contributions you made to an IRA.
Contact us for a free restaurant accounting consultation!