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Hospitality embraces a network of lodging, parks, campgrounds, entertainment facilities, food service contractors and other travel accommodation services. As a high tourist state, Tennessee relies on such entrepreneurs to spur and maintain our economy. Without proper tax advice and business planning, market volatility can be detrimental.

Whitlock & Company’s professionals are highly skilled in working with owners, operators, and management groups to help ensure your business can celebrate the good times and make it through the bad one. In addition to the below core services, we have extensive experience with real estate development and investment tax and consulting for comprehensive client services.

Tax Services

  • Income tax returns preparation and filing multi-state tax returns
  • Depreciation schedules, including depreciation options and elections to fit your business
  • Tax Planning
  • Capital asset planning and strategy
  • IRS Audit support services
  • Real estate and investment

Accounting Services

  • Bookkeeping services and consulting
  • Payroll processing and filings
  • Financial statements, reporting, and management reports
  • QuickBooks set-up, training and consulting
  • Sales tax and business tax filings

Consulting Services

  • Business planning, financial projections and budgeting
  • Cash flow management services
  • Entity Set-up and organizational structures
  • Wealth and succession planning
  • Management consulting
  • Selling, exchanging and/or developing real estate
  • Ownership transfer (buy-ins/buyouts) planning
  • Franchise consulting
  • Operational and process improvements


  • Financial statement reviews and compilations
  • Internal control reviews
  • Agreed upon procedures