Restaurant Resources

A collection of resources just for you, free of charge! 

Useful Organizations for Restaurant Owners

Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association (MRA)

https://www.mrla.org/

Michigan Licensed Beverage Association

http://www.mlba.org/

Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce

http://www.detroitchamber.com

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

https://www.michamber.com/

Detroit Restaurant & Lodging Association

https://www.detroitrla.org

National Restaurant Association

https://restaurant.org/

Forms & Worksheets Every Restaurant Owner Should be Familiar With

Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Registration

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.

Application for Employer Identification Number (EIN)

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

Articles of Incorporation must be prepared and filed with the State of Michigan in order to form a corporation.

Articles of Organization

Articles of Organization are filed with the State of Michigan to form a limited liability company.

Certificate of Amendment

Use this form to change information regarding your corporation.

Certificate of Assumed Name

Use this form to create the “street” name for your business which could be different than your corporate name

Certificate of Change

Use this form to change your address with the corporation division of the state.

Discontinuance – Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA)

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.

Employee Application (3-in-1)

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.

Employee Termination Form

Use this form for disciplinary action or when an employee quits or is terminated.

I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification

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.

IRS Power of Attorney

This signed Power of Attorney is required for a professional tax person to represent you on any IRS issue.

IRS Request for Copy of Tax Return

Use this form to request a copy of a tax return from the IRS.

Kallas Daily Report 1

A handy form you can use to report daily sales and reconcile sales to deposits. Shows a week at a time.

Kallas Daily Report 2

A handy form you can use to report sales and reconcile sales to deposits. Shows 1 day only.

Kallas Daily Report 3

A more detailed version of Daily Report #1.

Kallas Daily Report 4

Our simplest daily sales reporting form.

Manual Payroll Worksheet

Standard form for Manual Payroll clients. Easy to fill out Excel spreadsheet.

Marketplace Health Coverage – Not offered by employer

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.

Michigan Power of Attorney

This signed Power of Attorney is required for a professional tax person to represent you on any State of Michigan issue

New Federal Regulations For Employers With Tipped Employees

This form states the employer has provided notice, in writing, to each tipped employee of the Federal Regulations pertaining to tip credits.

Notice of Change

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.

Notice to Tipped Employees

A handy poster you can use to describe the tip laws to your employees.

Sales Tax Application

Michigan Sales Tax application and UIA application in one.

Sub S Election

If you are organized as a corporation, you may elect to be taxed as an S-Corporation. Seek professional advice before filing this form.

UIA Application

Michigan UIA application and Sales Tax application in one.

W-4

Your employees must complete Form W-4 so that you can withhold the correct federal income tax from your employee’s pay.

W-9

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.

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