Important updates to the pass-through deduction—will you qualify?

Important updates to the pass-through deduction—will you qualify?

The Tax Reform Act of 2017 gave us the new Section 199A pass-through deduction—a valuable tax deduction available to many businesses, including those in the restaurant and hospitality industry. It also gave us some eligibility requirements that have to be met to take the deduction.

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E-Commerce Tax Decision Can Hurt Retailers

E-Commerce Tax Decision Can Hurt Retailers

Small businesses and retailers around the country will undoubtedly face new challenges as they are tasked with collecting online sales tax.

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5 Things Every Hospitality Business Owner Should Consider in the Tax Reform Law

5 Things Every Hospitality Business Owner Should Consider in the Tax Reform Law

The new tax law contains some of the biggest changes we’ve seen in tax policy in the last 30 years. Some of the changes will be beneficial to your business and some will not. Our goal is to help you sort them out to maximize the benefits to your business and plan for the changes.

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Sponsor: Scott and Company LLC


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Commodities: Down, down, down ... unless you're Papa John's

Commodities: Down, down, down ... unless you're Papa John's

Pizza operators got a break from most commodity prices last week, which turns out to be a particularly good thing since three of the four brands monitored here lost a chunk of value over the five days. The exception? Surprise! Papa John's.

Commodities: Changes ahead?

Commodities: Changes ahead?

Changing weather, politics and consumer demand could foreshadow equally changing commodity and stock prices in the weeks ahead. This week though values for most pizza staple ingredients fell, though most brand values did too.

Commodities: The cheese stands alone ... its higher prices week's only down news

Commodities: The cheese stands alone ... its higher prices week's only down news

Commodity and stock prices gave pizza restaurateurs a very nice Labor Day send-off last week — the unofficial end of summer in the U.S.

Commodities: The 'dog days of summer' toss pizza operators a bone

Commodities: The 'dog days of summer' toss pizza operators a bone

The end-of-summer weather may be sweltering, but pizza operators had little to sweat last week.

Commodities: Papa John's pulls out of nosedive, while Domino's dips

Commodities: Papa John's pulls out of nosedive, while Domino's dips

In trading, both commodities and stock, it has been a truly up-and-down week for pizza restaurateurs.

Papa John’s: 'Actions of 1 person' could cost brand $50 million this year

Papa John’s: 'Actions of 1 person' could cost brand $50 million this year

Leadership at Papa John’s took on the woeful task last night of talking to investors about the brand’s devastating second quarter financials, vowing not to let the future of the world’s third-largest pizza brand "be defined by the words and actions of one person."

Commodities: Most brands rebound

Commodities: Most brands rebound

Most pizza brands rebounded in value last week, while commodity prices remained fairly tame.

Commodities: Pizza brands take a beating

Commodities: Pizza brands take a beating

Last week was a tough one for most pizza restaurateurs as the prices for all essential commodities rose, while all but one brand monitored by this site suffered stock losses.

Papa John's kicks Schnatter out of HQ, acts to fix brand, company culture

Papa John's kicks Schnatter out of HQ, acts to fix brand, company culture

Investors are showing their approval in the actions taken thus far by Papa John's to act on the problems inflicted by its founder's words. Stocks were up decisively at the close of markets last week, so Papa John's leadership is pressing full-steam ahead to distance itself from its controversial founder.

Commodities: Pizza brands make nice gains ... especially Papa John's

Commodities: Pizza brands make nice gains ... especially Papa John's

Despite the global news swirling around Papa John's brand and its controversial founder, John Schnatter, it was a pretty profitable week for pizza restaurateurs in the U.S., with all the brands monitored by this site showing gains last week.

Commodities: A good news-bad news kind of week

Commodities: A good news-bad news kind of week

Commodity and pizza stock prices were a true blend of good and bad news last week with the bright spots in this week's report revolving around a plentiful cheese supply and healthy crude oil inventories.

A smart new source for pizza payment, financial info

A smart new source for pizza payment, financial info

Contemplating going cashless, accepting Bitcoin and adding online and mobile payment options are just a few decisions restaurateurs and retailers are facing these days, but making those decisions just got easier.

Kotipizza's sizzling summer starts with record-breaking sales

Kotipizza's sizzling summer starts with record-breaking sales

June was a sizzler for Northern European brand, Kotipizza, which reported record-breaking sales for the month and a 14.7 percent same-store sales increase in June.

Commodities: A brutal week for most pizza brands

Commodities: A brutal week for most pizza brands

Growing pizza commodity prices, but falling stock prices for most brands, left pizza restaurateurs with a weekend headache and hopes for a better July.

Commodities: Prices down on some pizza ingredients

Commodities: Prices down on some pizza ingredients

Restaurateurs enjoyed lower costs last week on the commodities markets with cheese, vehicle fuel and some wheat prices falling, while two of the publicly traded pizza brands monitored by this website got votes of confidence from investors.

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