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Amusement and Recreation Industry

Amusement and Recreation

CPA for Amusement and Family Entertainment CenterBusiness owners of amusement parks, recreational businesses, and family entertainment centers have an imaginative vision for their business, and being on top of your finances and taxes can help make your next attraction a reality. Above-average tax planning is a requirement to handle the seasonal impact of the business operations, keeping you accurate and up-to-date on cash flow at all times. And don’t worry about 9-5: your schedule may vary from our accounting and payroll professionals’, but we vow to be available whenever you need us.

From skating rinks and boardwalk fun centers to day camps and bowling alleys, business owners and operators within the amusement and recreation industry have many hats to wear. Whether it’s worrying about admissions, food/beverage vendors and revenue, retail for souvenirs and merchandise, legally running arcade games, to effectively managing summer camp, seasonal hiring, employee uniforms, and year-round machine repair and maintenance, we want to help simplify the accounting, finances, and payroll part of running your business.

Despite the industry’s seasonal upticks and challenges, we’re firm believers that there are two things your business should be year-round:

  1. Profitable
  2. A provider of joyous experiences and memories to your customers.
Solutions of interest to family entertainment centers and the amusement industry:
  • Tax planning and preparation
  • Consulting and tax consideration for new and/or leased equipment and attractions
  • Sales and use taxes
  • Royalty audits
  • Equipment leasing vs. purchasing
  • Franchise reports and agreements


  • Industry-specific tax credits and incentives
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Revenue sharing and concession/rental agreements
  • Reporting, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Guidance with growth initiatives
  • Seasonal payroll concerns
Alloy’s Amusement and Recreation Tax Experts: