Author Archives: Eric Killian

Are Gyms Required to Buy Labor Law Posters?

California Labor Laws Poster_The Fitness CPA

Whether you’ve just opened a new fitness business or you’ve owned one for multiple years, you likely continue receiving these strange notices in the mail: “Buy these workplace posters to display around your gym or be penalized with hefty fines and lawsuits.” The jargon is usually wordier than that… …and almost always accompanied by nice […]

Adding COVID-19 To Your Gym Liability Waiver

covid liability waiver for gyms

You may remember the guys over at NEXO Fitness Solutions from a previous blog post when we spoke about small changes that add up to big changes in a fitness business. They are our go-to experts for everything insurance and equipment financing, with decades of experience focused purely in the fitness industry. Today, they are […]

PPP: Why You Shouldn’t Complete the Forgiveness Application

PPP LOAN FORGIVENESS APPLICATION HELP

We’ve had several clients ask recently about the PPP loan forgiveness application. When are applications due? Have I missed the application form? Can The Fitness CPA complete it? We can understand the urge to put the rollercoaster of the Paycheck Protection Program firmly in the past. But our answers to the questions are simply: The […]

How important are Google reviews for gyms and fitness studios?

We’ve all heard the expression that “location, location, location!” matters when it comes to the success of restaurants. But have you heard the one that goes, “reviews, reviews, reviews” leads to the success of gyms and fitness studios? We’re making it an expression now. Google reviews are the #1 way gym businesses can increase their […]

Difficult Decisions Fitness Business Owners Need to Make Now

decisions to make fitness business owners

We recently made a guest appearance over on a popular fitness podcast, The Fitness Founders Podcast. If you haven’t heard of it yet, it’s a weekly podcast put on by the guys at Glofox to discuss all things fitness, entrepreneurship & business with inspirational* fitness industry leaders. (*Their words, not mine.) You can check out […]

75 Questions About PPP, EIDL & Surviving COVID-19 As a Gym or Fitness Studio

75 questions EIDL, PPP & getting through COVID19 for Gyms

We recently hosted a roundtable webinar with Club Industry over on their platform about surviving COVID-19 as a fitness business owner, which government funds to use, how to create new revenue streams and more. Since the webinar, we’ve received over 70 questions by listeners wanting more information about their own financial situations or post-COVID-19 outlooks […]

Finally… The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (Explained)

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 Explained

First off, this post is about the changes to the PPP program in the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 only. If you want a full breakdown of the PPP program please check out other blogs which go into much more detail. Second, we understand you are frustrated, and the changes are two months […]