Compete at a higher level and grow your artisan business’s profitability and value.
CLA’s craft beer and spirits industry professionals can help you get a clear picture of your business and make smart decisions about your future.
What’s on your mind?
- Business planning
- Capital planning and funding sources
- Negotiation of distribution rights
- Improving profitability
- Minimizing tax liabilities
- Reducing risk
- Building business value
A unique approach
Your artisan industry has swelled into a global phenomenon. The competition is getting fiercer and regulations are becoming stricter. But industry pressures don’t have to put the squeeze on your dreams, both for your business or yourself. CLA’s craft spirits industry specialists can help you manage compliance, build value into your business, and keep chasing your vision of the future.
Our industry-specific guidance will help you all the way from startup to succession. We understand craft brewing and distilling, which allows us to customize our services and offer advice before you even know you need it.
Services for craft breweries and distilleries
CLA’s industry-specialized services are designed to help craft brewers and distillers compete at a higher level and become more profitable. We don’t just focus on the business; we see the owner at the helm.
- Budgeting and cash flow management
- Business succession planning
- Capital finance planning
- Employee benefit plan audit, tax, and consulting
- Entity selection
- Executive coaching
- Facility layout and design to improve capacity and workflow
- Operational excellence consulting
- Profitability modeling and improvement solutions
- Reducing working capital requirements
- Retail industry analysis
- Tax strategies and planning (foreign, domestic, state and local, and individual)
- Utility studies to claim sales and use tax exemptions
- Wealth advisory
Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor.