Category Archives: Business Ownership

Paying Workers: Employees vs. Contractors for Gyms & Fitness Businesses?

Employees vs contractors in gyms

Are you a fitness business owner? Then, you know that hiring instructors is a crucial decision. One of the key choices you’ll face is whether to classify them as employees or independent contractors. In this post, we’ll help you navigate this decision by exploring the factors you should consider, the risks involved, and when it’s suitable to use each option. Get ready to make an informed choice!

Gyms & Vaccinations: Your Top Questions Answered

gyms and covid vaccines

Today’s guest post is by The Fitness CPA’s recommended human resources company, ERG HR.  If you haven’t yet heard of ERG for fitness HR services, we strongly recommend you check them out! Most fitness business leaders don’t have the time or expertise to properly manage HR compliance. ERG created a simple framework that combines people […]

NPE and The Fitness CPA Join Forces To Help Accelerate Fitness Businesses

NPE The Fitness CPA Partnership

NPE and The Fitness CPA join forces to help fitness businesses improve profitability and accelerate growth.   Here at The Fitness CPA, we’re excited to announce that we’ve officially become a part of the NPE faculty. Are you familiar with the team over at NPE? If you aren’t yet, here’s your sign to check them […]

Join Free Virtual Event: The Fitness CPA x Club Industry Future of Fitness 2021

Eric Killian, CPA of The Fitness CPA will be a guest speaker during Club Industry’s Future of Fitness 2021 Virtual Event on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.  If you aren’t aware of Club Industry yet, you’re going to want to check them out. They are a knowledge powerhouse within the fitness industry, covering content from trending […]

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 […]

Opening a Gym or Fitness Studio in 2021? Part I: Read This First

Opening a Gym in 2021_The Fitness CPA

We recently made a guest appearance over on the popular podcast, All Things Franchising, where we shared our insight on opening a gym in 2021 and the future of the fitness industry. 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 […]

Gyms Will Rebound in 2021

Gyms Will Rebound in 2021_The Fitness CPA

What a year it was. As we turn the corner into 2021, the lingering question on every gym owner’s mind is: what happens next? Will virtual workouts rule the world? Or are gym goers aching to get back into their in-person gym routine? We’re here to share the good news: the fitness industry is getting […]