Author Archives: Eric Killian

Why are gyms and fitness businesses getting back SO much money from the employee retention credit?

Employee Retention Credit for Gyms

 Would you rather watch than read? Join us over on YouTube!   If you’re anything like our current clients, you’re probably skeptical of why so much money in tax refunds and credits is available from the Employee Retention Credit.   “I thought, “No Way!?” Is this a prank? We’re getting back $116, 323! The […]

Why You Haven’t Heard About The Employee Retention Credit Yet

Employee Retention Credit vs PPP

“Why haven’t I heard about ERC like I have PPP?” This is a common question we get when it comes to the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). If we think back to 2020, it feels like PPP 1.0 and PPP 2.0 dominated every accountant-led conversation.   I know we certainly wrote an endless amount of content […]

Why Gym, Studio, & Fitness Owners Qualify for Thousands in ERC $$$ (even if you don’t think you do)

ERC for Gyms

Have you heard the phrase “ERC” being thrown about?  It stands for: Big Money Is On The Table For Your Business To Grab.   Ok, not really.  ERC stands for Employee Retention Credit. But in all seriousness, it probably does mean tens of thousands of dollars in the form of a refund check for your business.  […]

NPE and The Fitness CPA Announce Partnership

NPE The Fitness CPA Partnership

NPE and The Fitness CPA announce partnership to help fitness businesses improve profitability and accelerate growth (Golden, CO, USA and LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, May 26, 2021) Fitness-business financial management and accounting firm The Fitness CPA and global fitness-business education provider NPE have announced a partnership to give fitness businesses access to accounting services that […]

FAQs: Employee Retention Credit

ERC Frequently Asked Questions - The Fitness CPA

While the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) has been around since March 2020, recent changes in legislation have meant that it’s coming into the spotlight now more than ever. Why? The new rules allow businesses to claim both PPP and ERC – and retroactively claim funds all the way back to Q1 2020. Pretty great, right? […]

What the Heck is the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)? 

We know what you’re thinking (and many of our clients thought it too!): “Is the Employee Retention Credit real? This seems too good to be true.” We promise: it is real, and it’s not too good to be true. On average, our clients at The Fitness CPA have received $57,000 in cash through the Employee […]

Tax Deadlines and Government $$$ Updates for Gyms & Boutique Studios

Tax deadlines for gyms 2021

Should you extend your business tax return this year, and what government funding is still available? These are a few of the questions we’ve been asked recently here at The Fitness CPA.  The answer? It depends.  Our goal here is to answer some of your tax questions as a fitness business owner and look at […]

How-to Use Google My Business To Generate More Leads

Google My Business for Gyms

We’ve touched briefly on the importance of having a Google My Business Profile for your fitness business in a previous blog, as it’s important to showcase customer reviews in order to boost trust and credibility in your brand. Remember, the one on Google reviews? If you haven’t read it yet, we recommend skipping over there next. […]

Opening a Gym or Fitness Studio in 2021? Part II: Research & Negotiations

Opening a gym part two_the fitness cpa

Welcome back to our two-part series on our guide for opening a gym franchise in 2021, based on a recent podcast appearance on All Things Franchising. If you haven’t tuned in yet, All Things Franchising is hosted by Linda Ballesteros of Mpower Franchise Consulting, a consulting company that helps new business owners through the process […]