Small Business Tax Accountants for Franchisees


Our small business tax accountants have helped many Denver area McDonald’s franchisees achieve success over the years. We understand the complex tax issues of this unique line of business, as well as the financial reporting requirements of the franchisor. WhippleWood CPAs has provided business tax consulting expertise to numerous franchisees involved in the process of buying and selling restaurants to position them to maximize value and minimize tax problems. We understand the value drivers in this business and the tax ramifications of buy/sell transactions.

  • Company-specific key ratio analysis

  • Three-year and five-year strategic business planning

  • Cash flow projection and historical analysis

  • Bookkeeping services

  • Systems development, including internal control procedures, accounting and budgetary systems

  • Tax compliance and planning

  • New store rebuild analysis and examination of cashflow management

  • Initial entity structure, including multiple entities and tax-efficient strategies

  • Appropriate financing structure

  • Management reporting packages for both franchisee operations and company-owned store operations

  • Corporate acquisitions related to franchise operations and reporting

  • Financial audits and reviews

Experience and Expertise

WhippleWood CPAs has more than 20 years’ experience being a preferred vendor for McDonald’s franchisees.

We have helped many McDonald’s franchisees achieve enormous success over the years. We understand the complex tax issues of this unique line of business.

WhippleWood CPAs small business tax accountants have also helped a number of franchisees through the process of buying and selling restaurants.

We are small business accounting specialists, with the kind of experience in the analysis of store profitability that can help not only your core McDonald’s businesses, but any other investments and financial decisions that franchise owners need to make on a daily basis.

The tax professionals at WhippleWood CPAs are experts at looking at the big picture, including family financial relationships, business relationships, and long-range business planning. We are dedicated to getting the most out of the complicated interaction of local and federal tax laws and their various regulations.

Confidentiality and dedication to the owners are paramount.

“I have used WhippleWood CPAs since 1991. The main reason is not just about the accounting work, but more importantly the relationship with the partners and all of the staff, the high quality of work for the price, the availability for any question anytime, getting up-to-date information and education on a regular basis.”

— McDonald’s Franchise Owner

Our Services

  • Tax planning and preparation

  • Business entity selection

  • Estate and trust tax preparation

  • IRS representation

  • Consulting services

  • Accounting services

  • Small business tax accounting services

  • Quickbooks professional advisors

  • Cash flow and budgeting analysis

  • Sales and use tax services

  • Technology consulting

  • Accounting software selection and implementation

  • Buying and selling a business

  • Bookkeeping services

  • Retirement planning

  • CFO services